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Re: kafka producer - retry messages
I should add in our custom producers we buffer in RAM if required, so Kafka can be restarted etc. But I would never code streaming to disk now. I would just run a Kafka instance on the same node.

Philip

On Nov 28, 2013, at 4:08 PM, Philip O'Toole <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> By FS I guess you mean file system.
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> In that case, if one is that concerned, why not run a single Kafka broker on the same machine, and connect to it over localhost? And disable ZK mode too, perhaps.
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> I may be missing something, but I never fully understand why people try really hard to build a stream-to-disk backup approach, when they might be able to couple tightly to Kafka, which, well, just streams to disk.
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> Philip
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> On Nov 28, 2013, at 3:58 PM, Otis Gospodnetic <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
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>> Hi,
>>
>> We've done this at Sematext, where we use Kafka in all 3 products/services
>> you see in my signature.  When we fail to push a message into Kafka we
>> store it in the FS and from there we can process it later.
>>
>> Otis
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>> On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 9:37 AM, Demian Berjman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
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>>> Hi.
>>>
>>> Anyone has build a retry system (durable) for the producer in case the
>>> kakfa cluster is down? We have certain messages that must be sent because
>>> there are after a transaction that cannot be undo.
>>>
>>> We could set the property "message.send.max.retries", but if the producer
>>> goes down, we lost the messages.
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>>