[rabbitmq-discuss] Message wait time in a queue

Ask Solem ask at rabbitmq.com
Tue Feb 7 17:16:04 GMT 2012

On 7 Feb 2012, at 17:05, rasadoll wrote:

> Thanks Jerry,
> Your direction would help us to partially address our problem, but we
> are still interested about the wait time to further optimize our
> system. We know the time to process and ack a message but we don't
> know how long it took to start its processing.

You could add a timestamp to the message headers when you publish the message,
the subtract that when you consume it.
Of course then the time will include the time it took to send the message, but
that is probably not an issue?

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