[rabbitmq-discuss] Messaging at SecondLife

Gordon Sim gsim at redhat.com
Tue Apr 7 14:05:10 BST 2009

Martin Sustrik wrote:
> Holger Hoffstätte wrote:
>> SecondLife tried to evaluate several messaging solutions and a writeup of
>> the (quite sobering) results can be found here:
>> http://wiki.secondlife.com/wiki/Message_Queue_Evaluation_Notes
> Their scenario (load-balancing queues across several network locations) 
> is pretty exotic. It's no surprise that none of the messaging systems 
> supports it out of the box. AFAIK even MQ series or Tibco doesn't 
> support this kind of thing. Interesting article though.

Is it load balancing queues in the sense of AMQP 0-8/0-9 'queues' or 
load balanced 'topics'. I.e. are the subscribers for those queues 
competing or non-competing consumers? (Or are both patterns required?).


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