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Re: Kafka for *critical* data
Richard, KAFKA-156 is something that the client could take care of.  It is
2 years old and a bit of a hack suggestion for what Replication in 0.8.0
has become and I would argue we close it (we should go through all the
ticket prior to 0.9 and chat about them, separate thread I will start on
dev).  Replication solves the problem stated in the ticket as messages are
NOT dropped with brokers unavailable.

The documentation for replication is here

 Joe Stein
 Founder, Principal Consultant
 Big Data Open Source Security LLC
 Twitter: @allthingshadoop <http://www.twitter.com/allthingshadoop>
On Fri, Nov 1, 2013 at 9:30 AM, Richard Rodseth <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> I'm excited about Kafka but want to be sure it is ready (or will be soon)
> for a critical data pipeline.
> What are the showstoppers, if any? eg.
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/KAFKA-156
> mentioned here:
> http://stackoverflow.com/questions/12130481/is-kafka-ready-for-production-use/12764663#12764663
> I've looked at this list:
> https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/KAFKA/Powered+By
> Comments?