There is a general recommendation against running Apache Kafka on NFS storage, but nobody really gives a good explanation as to why. In this post we look at some broker crashes we have seen happening on Kafka clusters which use NFS storage and why they were happening.
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The use of JMX metrics in Java applications is often poorly documented and is a feature that people are often unaware of. In this post we explore how to use the JMX metrics provided by Kafka Connect.
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Engineered Chaos, breaking production, and getting away with it. How the Core Tribe in Sky Betting and Gaming break stuff to make things better
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