Kafka - Bootstrap Servers

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Bootstrap Servers are a list of host/port pairs to use for establishing the initial connection to the Kafka cluster.

These servers are just used for the initial connection to discover the full cluster membership.


This list should be in the form host1:port1,host2:port2,….


Found in a connect properties files:


It seems then that the bootstrap server are brokers ???

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