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From Jonathan Santilli <jonathansanti...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Running Kafka on a single node machine
Date Tue, 10 Dec 2019 10:34:16 GMT
Yes, technically is possible, no problem with that,

Kafka offers high availability (when well provision and configured) and
tolerance to failure, like, hard drive failure, your data could be lost if
the disk fails and you do not have replicas right?

--
Jonathan


On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 10:30 AM Matthew Torres <matthew.torres211@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi, thanks for the swift response. Does this mean that even with the
> promise of kubernetes' self healing and with the acceptable downtime of a
> few minutes or seconds deploying kafka on a single node is still not
> possible??
>
> On Tue, Dec 10, 2019, 18:23 Jonathan Santilli <jonathansantilli@gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
> > Hello,
> >
> > running Kafka as a single Broker or a cluster of one node voids the whole
> > purpose you are trying to achieve "...robustness of our system by using
> > kafka..."
> > Just think that is that single node goes down, what's gonna happen? Kafka
> > besides the performance is well known by the availability.
> >
> > Cheers!
> > --
> > Jonathan
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Dec 10, 2019 at 7:33 AM Matthew Torres <
> > matthew.torres211@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > I want to convince my company to use kafka as our message queue system,
> > was
> > > wondering if it's possible to run kafka on a single machine. We have a
> > > unique use case where all our microservices is run on a single machine
> > and
> > > currently we are using apache amq as our message queue.
> > >
> > > Apache amq is good but I feel that we can improve the robustness of our
> > > system by using kafka. So my question is, will it be possible to run
> > kafka
> > > on a single node/machine as a production. We are using k3s as an
> > > orchestration so whenever kafka goes down it can just restart it.
> > >
> > > Hoping to hear from you soon. Thank you!
> > >
> > > *Sincerely,*
> > >
> > > *Matthew Aldrin S. Torres*
> > >
> >
> >
> > --
> > Santilli Jonathan
> >
>


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Santilli Jonathan

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