Hey Tom,

I tried to expand the FAQ on this, let me know if you feel like it answers
your question:

https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/KAFKA/FAQ#FAQ-HowdoIchoosethenumberofpartitionsforatopic%3F

Folks--let me know if I missed anything there. I tried to give both a
simple answer and a more complete answer.

-Jay

On Wed, Aug 21, 2013 at 9:52 AM, Tom Brown <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
 
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