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Re: What happens if one broker goes down
You can read the high level design of kafka replication here

Generally if your replication factor is more than 1 you shouldn't see data
loss in your test. When a broker fails, the producer will get an exception
and it will retry.

On May 16, 2013 10:21 PM, "Chitra Raveendran" <

> Hi
> I was just doing some benchmarking with a 3node cluster. If one broker goes
> down , what happens? Does the producer go down ? that's what happened in my
> case.
> Is the data lost? Or does it get distributed amongst the other brokers?
> --
> Chitra Raveendran
> Data Scientist
> *Flutura |  Decision Sciences & Analytics*