Introduction to Consumer Group IDs | Apache Kafka Explained

Introduction to Consumer Group IDs | Apache Kafka Explained

Nov 15, 2023

Lucia Cerchie explains what an Apache Kafka® Consumer Group ID is, and what role it plays in work sharing and rebalancing.

Read more in Lucia's blog post on configuring group IDs:

► Apache Kafka 101 course:
► Intro to Kafka documentation:


00:00 - Intro

00:17 - What is a consumer?

00:43 - What is a consumer group?

01:00 - Work Sharing

01:56 - Fault Tolerance

02:15 - Rebalancing

02:37 - Learn More

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