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Number of consumers limited to number of partitions
Hi all,

We have a topic with three partitions - one on each broker (Kafka 0.7.1).
Using ConsumerConnector I noticed that I can consume messages from three
consumers at most. When I start fourth one, one of the older one stops.

Is this as designed? If I want more parallelism, do I need to increase
number of partitions?

Regards,
Vaibhav
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