[rabbitmq-discuss] Max vhosts

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Wed Mar 9 16:15:22 GMT 2011

On 09/03/11 16:11, Fox, Brian wrote:

> From the FAQ:  How many virtual hosts can I run and where?  There is
> no hard limit to the number of virtual hosts that can be configured
> within a RabbitMQ cluster, save available disk and memory resources.
> Is this true for a crazy number of virtual hosts, say 10,000?  And
> there's no performance cost for this?  Can anyone offer a success
> story?

I haven't seen anyone create that many. But a vhost is only really a row 
in an Mnesia table, so you should be able to create a lot, where "a lot" 
is > 10,000.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
Staff Engineer, RabbitMQ
SpringSource, a division of VMware

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