Are you sure the consumers are behind? could the pause be because the
stream is empty and producing messages is what is behind the consumption?

What if you shut off your consumers for 5 minutes and then start them again
do the consumers behave the same way?

 Joe Stein
 Founder, Principal Consultant
 Big Data Open Source Security LLC
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