If a broker is the leader of multiple partitions of a topic, the high level
consumer will fetch all those partitions in a single fetch request. Then
the aggregate of the fetched data from multiple partitions could be more
You can try using more consumers in the same consumer group to reduce #
partitions fetched per consumer.
On Thu, Jan 2, 2014 at 8:52 AM, Gerrit Jansen van Vuuren <
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