[rabbitmq-discuss] Strange message loss behavior with mirrored queues

Emile Joubert emile at rabbitmq.com
Mon Feb 6 10:43:19 GMT 2012

Hi Matt,

On 03/02/12 18:57, Matt Pietrek wrote:
> I'm writing some basic throughput tests to verify that RabbitMQ will
> scale to our needs in HA environments. In one scenario I'm finding
> substantial message loss.

I wouldn't describe what you're seeing as message loss, rather a
demonstration that publishing in a HA environment with more nodes is
slower. Publishing is slower because it takes longer to send the
messages to a greater number of nodes in the cluster.

You should make use of publisher confirms
to make sure that published messages have been safely received by the


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