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- Interview Questions and Answers for 'Kafka topic partitions' - 3 question(s) found - Order By Newest

 Q1. Can we have multiple threads consuming message stream from a single partition ?

Ans. Yes, by having multiple Consumer Groups.

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 Q2. Can we have multiple threads consuming messages from a single partition if we have single Consumer Group ?

Ans. No, we can only have max 1 thread per partition in a single Consumer Group.

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  What is the input to the Reduce function ?
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 Q3. If we have more threads than partitions in a kafka consumer, How can we model it efficiently ?

Ans. We will have to use multiple consumer groups in that case as threads will remain idle if we use single consumer group. A more sophisticated algorithm could be required with multiple groups if we have to ensure the order of consumption.

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  What is a broker in Apache Kafka ?
  What is a Topic in Apache Kafka ?
  Have you used Kafka in your project ? If Yes, for what ?
  Does Kafka uses ZooKeeper ?
  What is a Sequence File?
  What is the input to the Reduce function ?
  Which of the following is the implementation language for Map Reduce Framework ?
 Can we have multiple threads consuming message stream from a single partition ?
 Can we have multiple threads consuming messages from a single partition if we have single Consumer Group ?



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