19 July 2018

Kafka is defacto choice for message queues. But I feel that Kafka clients and its documentation are not friendly to first-time users. Here are two points I feel.

  1. The documentation exposes internal details in an unclear way.
  2. Kafka clients ignore a errors in a counterintuitive way.
  3. The interactions between configuration options are not documented.

And here are the mails related to the above two points: