Kafka Partitions and Offsets
Topics are splity into partitions.
Messages within each artition are ordered.
Each Message within a partition gets an incrementl id called offset.
Kafka topics are IMMUTABLE .Once data is written into a partition it cannot be changed (NO UPDATE<EDIT<DELETE)
If you have a fleet of trucks . Each truck reports its GPS position to Kafka.
Each truck will send a message to Kafka every 20 seconds .
Each message will contain :
- truck id
truck position (long. and lat.)