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Re: Consumer group ID for high level consumer
Hi Binita,

When you use a group id with a high level consumer, the messages will be
distributed among all consumers sharing the same group. So if you have 3
consumers sharing the same group, each will process 1/3 of the messages
within the group. By contrast, if each of the same 3 consumers used a
different group id, they would each see all of the messages.

Hope that helps,

On Mon, Feb 24, 2014 at 10:38 PM, Binita Bharati
Steve Robenalt
Software Architect
HighWire | Stanford University
425 Broadway St, Redwood City, CA 94063