Yes. However be aware that starting and stopping processes will cause a
rebalance of the consumers, so your code may find itself receiving events
from a different partition suddenly (so don't assume the partition you are
reading isn't going to change!) Also as things are starting up you may
find a process receives many partitions at first, but as the other
processes are started the partitions get reassigned.
Finally, running more processes than partitions will mean those other
processes are idle.
On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 8:49 AM, Ming Li <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: