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Re: Kafka startup/restart process
Neha. Thanks so much for response. How can I get under replicated partition
count during control shutdown that is configured in the property file?

On Sun, Aug 18, 2013 at 6:11 PM, Neha Narkhede <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:

> Vadim,
> Controlled shutdown takes 2 parameters - number of retries and shutdown
> timeout. In every retry, controlled shutdown attempts to move leaders off
> of the broker that needs to be shutdown. If the controlled shutdown runs
> out of retries, it proceeds to shutting down the broker even if it still
> hosts a few leaders. At LinkedIn, the script to bounce Kafka brokers waits
> for the under replicated partition count to drop to 0 before invoking
> controlled shutdown on the next broker. The aim is to avoid data loss that
> occurs if you shut down a broker that still has some leaders. If the under
> replicated count never drops to 0, it indicates a bug in Kafka code and the
> script does not proceed to bouncing any more brokers in a cluster. We
> measure the time it takes to move "n" leaders off of some broker, and
> configure the shutdown timeout accordingly. We also configure the retries
> to a small number (2 or 3). If the controlled shutdown fails the retries,
> the broker shuts itself down anyways. In general, you want to avoid hard
> killing (kill -9) a broker since that means the broker will run a long
> running log recovery process on startup. That significantly delays the time
> the broker takes to rejoin the cluster.
> Thanks,
> Neha
> On Sun, Aug 18, 2013 at 3:33 PM, Vadim Keylis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> wrote:
> > Good afternoon. We are running kafka on centos linux. I enabled
> controlled
> > shutdown in the property file. We are starting/stopping kafka using init
> > script. The init script will issue term signal first followed 3 seconds
> > later by kill signal. Is that right process to shutdown kafka? Which
> > startup/shutdown/restart script you guys use? What shutdown process
> > linkedin uses? What side effects could be after kafka service is killed
> > uncleanly using kill -9 signal?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Vadim
> >