Kafka and Storm – Commonly faced issues

This list is a growing list of common issues when  you start with Kafka and Storm

  1. Unable to publish message to Kafka running on different VM. Throws “Exception in thread “main” kafka.common.FailedToSendMessageException: Failed to send messages after 3 tries.“. But publishing from the same VM works

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