Kafka Clustering, Consumer Failover, Broke Failover

posted May 16, 2017, 7:59 AM by Rick Hightower
This tutorial covers Kafka clustering and replicated topic. It demonstrates consumer failover and broker failover. It also demonstrates load balancing Kafka consumers. The article shows how, with many groups, Kafka acts like a Publish/Subscribe MOM. But, when you put all of our consumers in the same group, Kafka will load share the messages to the consumers in the same group like a MOM queue. This Kafka tutorial demonstrates how Kafka consumer failover and Kafka broker failover.