This package is not dependant on any spefic Spark release and can be used with 1.5 . Please refer to "How To" section here : 


Also you will find more information in readme file how to use this package. 


On Thu, Aug 25, 2016 at 7:01 PM, <mdkhajaasmath@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi Dibyendu,

Looks like it is available in 2.0, we are using older version of spark 1.5 . Could you please let me know how to use this with older versions.


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On Aug 25, 2016, at 6:33 AM, Dibyendu Bhattacharya <dibyendu.bhattachary@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi , 

Released latest version of Receiver based Kafka Consumer for Spark Streaming.

Receiver is compatible with Kafka versions 0.8.x, 0.9.x and 0.10.x and All Spark Versions

Available at Spark Packages : https://spark-packages.org/package/dibbhatt/kafka-spark-consumer

Also at github  : https://github.com/dibbhatt/kafka-spark-consumer

Salient Features :

  • End to End No Data Loss without Write Ahead Log
  • ZK Based offset management for both consumed and processed offset
  • No dependency on WAL and Checkpoint
  • In-built PID Controller for Rate Limiting and Backpressure management
  • Custom Message Interceptor

Please refer to https://github.com/dibbhatt/kafka-spark-consumer/blob/master/README.md for more details