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Re: message ordering guarantees
On May 21, 2013 5:42 PM, "Ross Black" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi,
> I am using Kafka 0.7.1, and using SyncProducer and SimpleConsumer with a
> single broker service process.
> I am occasionally seeing messages (from a *single* partition) being
> processed out of order to what I expect and I am trying to find where the
> problem lies.  The problem may well be in my code - I just would like to
> eliminate Kafka as a potential cause.
> Messages are being sent sequentially from the producer process, using a
> single SyncProducer.
> Does Kafka provide any guarantees for message ordering in this case?
> eg.  If The sync producer sends messages A then B then C, does the Kafka
> broker guarantee that messages will be persisted with the order A,B,C?
> If not, is there any way to ensure this ordering?
> Has anything changed in 0.8 that could be used to ensure that ordering?
> Thanks,
> Ross