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August 2015

Kafka Notes

I'm learning Apache Kafka which is a wicked-fast asynchronous messaging system used, generally, as a source spout for Apache Storm.  In general, in hadoop the loading/streaming data patterns use Kafka by producing a message to a Kafka "topic" and then consuming it later.  This post is just my notes on how to administer and troubleshoot Apache Kafka.