[rabbitmq-discuss] Consumer management

Dmitri Minaev minaev at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 19:12:18 GMT 2011

On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 6:01 PM, Bill Moseley <moseley at hank.org> wrote:
> How do you manage your consumer/worker processes?  Does anyone look at the
> queue lengths and automatically adjust the number of consumers?
> Is anyone using http://supervisord.org/ for managing consumer processes?

I wrote a simple plugin for Munin (available at Munin-Exchange:
which lists all available queues and draws a graph of the number of
messages in these queues. When a queue gets longer than, say, 100k
messages, I fling a pencil into the author of the corresponding

With best regards,
Dmitri Minaev

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