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Re: accessing stats programmatically (instead of via jmx)
In 0.7 there is no other way to access stats remotely. Technically the JMX
is accessible so you can certainly start the broker yourself
   new KafkaServer(...)
and just add a wrapper that calls the methods you are interested in, but if
you are doing this from java it may be a bit awkward to reach into the
scala code in this way.

In 0.8 we are using the yammer metrics package, so that may be easier for

On Tue, Nov 20, 2012 at 2:05 PM, Jason Rosenberg <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to expose some of the kafka stats that appear in the current
> kafka jmx mbeans.
> In our system we are using the yammer metrics library (instead of polling
> jmx), so I'd like to wrap the stats and expose them as yammer metrics
> elements, etc.
> Looking at the code, it doesn't seem easy to access the stats
> programmatically, other than by just creating an internal jmx client within
> the app and pulling out the values that way.  Is there an easier way?
> Jason