Abhishek Singh thinks this is interesting: All workers with the same group ID are part of the same Connect cluster. A connector started on the cluster will run on any worker and so will its tasks. From 7. Building Data Pipelines from Kafka: The Definitive Guide by Gwen Shapira, Neha Narkhede, Todd Palino Publisher: O'Reilly Media, Inc. Released: September 2017 Note Connector and worker are different ? Share this highlight http://www.safaribooksonline.com/a/kafka-the-definitive/21609563/ Twitter Facebook Google Plus Email Get Instant Access Now Start a Free Trial Have an account? Sign in. Minimise Unlock the rest of Kafka: The Definitive Guide and 30,000 other books and videos By clicking this box, you confirm that you have read and agree to the terms and conditions of our Membership Agreement, and you understand that when your trial period ends, you will be required to provide billing information if you wish to continue using the service. Unlock the rest of this book Start a Free 10-Day Trial loading Learn about Safari for Business Have an account? Sign in.