Yes take a look at
https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/KAFKA/FAQ#FAQ-Idon'twantmyconsumer'soffsetstobecommittedautomatically.CanImanuallymanagemyconsumer'soffsets
?

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On Mon, Dec 30, 2013 at 7:58 AM, Tarang Dawer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
 
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