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Re: SyncProducer vs Producer
Producer is the high level api whereas SyncProducer is the lower level api.
Producer takes one or more messages and converts them to a request which is
sent by SyncProducer. Producer is actually the client api that everyone
should be using.



On Mon, Jan 14, 2013 at 10:26 AM, navneet sharma <

> Hi,
> I am not able to understand difference between
> kafka.javaapi.producer.Producer and kafka.javaapi.producer.SyncProducer.
> Its become even more confusing since Producer expects Generics stating
> message type whereas SyncProducer doesnt.
> Also, SyncProducer deals with ByteBufferMessageSet
> Basically i am trying to push data from Kafka broker to Hadoop HDFS and i
> am trying to understand contrib/hadoop-consumer code.
> Any pointers?
> Thanks,
> Navneet Sharma