Apache Kafka Best Practices

Harsha Chintalapani
May 2, 2018 · 7 min read

Java Version

OS Settings

Disks And File System

Log Flush Management

FileSystem Selection


Choosing Topic/Partitions

Factors Affecting Performance

Kafka Broker configs

Kafka Producer:

Critical Configs

Performance Notes

Lifecycle of a request from Producer to Broker



Kafka Consumer:

Performance Notes:


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