Understanding Kafka Topic Partitions

Posted March 29, 2021 by Dunith Dhanushka ‐ 1 min read

Everything in Kafka is modeled around partitions. They rule Kafka’s storage, scalability, replication, and message movement.

Everything in Kafka revolves around partitions. They play a crucial role in structuring Kafka’s storage and the production and consumption of messages.

Understanding partitions helps you learn Kafka faster. This article walks through the concepts, structure, and behavior of Kafka’s partitions.

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