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Re: Kafka cluster with lots of topics
At those many topics, zookeeper will be the main bottleneck. Leader
election process will take very long increasing the unavailability window
of the cluster.

On Nov 13, 2013 4:49 AM, "Joe Freeman" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Would I be correct in assuming that a Kafka cluster won't scale well to
> support lots (tens of millions) of topics? If I understand correctly, a
> node being added or removed would involve a leader election for each topic,
> which is a relatively expensive operation?