Kafka already supports end-to-end compression which means data
transfer between brokers and consumers is compressed. There are two
supported compression codecs - GZIP and Snappy. The latter is lighter
on CPU consumption. See this blog post for comparison -
http://geekmantra.wordpress.com/2013/03/28/compression-in-kafka-gzip-or-snappy/

Thanks,
Neha

On Fri, Apr 12, 2013 at 10:56 AM, Pablo Barrera González
<[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

 
NEW: Monitor These Apps!
elasticsearch, apache solr, apache hbase, hadoop, redis, casssandra, amazon cloudwatch, mysql, memcached, apache kafka, apache zookeeper, apache storm, ubuntu, centOS, red hat, debian, puppet labs, java, senseiDB