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From Chris Riccomini <criccom...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Kafka topic naming conventions
Date Thu, 19 Mar 2015 01:16:54 GMT
Hey Chinmay,

Cool, this is good feedback. I didn't think I was *that* crazy. :)

Cheers,
Chris

On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 6:10 PM, Chinmay Soman <chinmay.cerebro@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Thats what we're doing as well - appending partition count to the kafka
> topic name. This actually helps keep track of the #partitions for each
> topic (since Kafka doesn't have a Metadata store yet).
>
> In case of topic expansion - we actually just resort to creating a new
> topic. Although that is an overhead - the thought process is that this will
> minimize operational errors. Also, this is necessary to do in case we're
> doing some kind of joins.
>
>
> On Wed, Mar 18, 2015 at 5:59 PM, Jakob Homan <jghoman@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > On 18 March 2015 at 17:48, Chris Riccomini <criccomini@apache.org>
> wrote:
> > > One thing I haven't seen, but might be relevant, is including partition
> > > counts in the topic.
> >
> > Yeah, but then if you change the partition count later on, you've got
> > incorrect information forever. Or you need to create a new stream,
> > which might be a nice forcing function to make sure your join isn't
> > screwed up.  There'd need to be something somewhere to enforce that
> > though.
> >
>
>
>
> --
> Thanks and regards
>
> Chinmay Soman
>

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