If the consumer is not shut down properly, it will take
zookeeper.session.timeout.ms before the consumer is deregistered from ZK.
If you restart the consumer before that, rebalances may fail.
Make sure that you call connector.shutdown() when you shut down the consumer
On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 1:58 AM, Hanish Bansal <
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