[rabbitmq-discuss] Lightweight query for queues?

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Mon May 16 10:50:59 BST 2011

On 04/05/11 13:05, Simon MacMullen wrote:
> On 03/05/11 19:18, Ian Ragsdale wrote:
>> So, what I'd like to be able to do is:
>> 1. Allow specifying which data needs to be returned, so that more
>> expensive statistics can be avoided if necessary. 2. Allow filtering
>> the list of queues to return data for with a search term
> <snip>
>> Is this something you guys would consider?
> Probably not (1) right now, since none of these statistics are supposed
> to be even slightly expensive, they should all just be hash lookups. (2)
> is somewhat interesting, probably simpler to implement and more
> generally useful. But I'd like to find out why you're seeing this run so
> slowly first.

Well, it turned out that some things were a bit expensive and the JSON 
encoding is also expensive, so (1) is now implemented and will be in the 
next release. (2) will probably follow on at some point.

Cheers, Simon

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

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