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From Gwen Shapira <gshap...@cloudera.com>
Subject Re: setting up brokers
Date Thu, 02 Oct 2014 17:46:32 GMT
We typically install Kafka on its own cluster, although it can use the
existing ZK (if its not too busy).
Otherwise Kafka can suffer from disk contention with the slaves and
CPU/memory contention with the masters.

If this is just test cluster, installing Kafka on the slaves is probably fine.


Gwen



On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 6:54 PM, Ranjan Sen <ranjan_sen@hotmail.com> wrote:
> I have a 5 node cluster with one Jab tracker and another namenode; zookeeper on job tracker,
namenode and a slave (of the three).
> Can you advise me on what nodes should I use for installing kafka? I am looking for at
least 2 replications.
> Ranjan

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