[rabbitmq-discuss] Max Consumers?

Emile Joubert emile at rabbitmq.com
Fri Feb 10 10:11:17 GMT 2012

Hi Uday,

On 09/02/12 22:55, Uday Subbarayan wrote:
> Thanks Emile.
> "If you have fewer queues than CPU cores then this might be a bottleneck."
> I thought this should be other way around- if we have fewer CPU cores
> than queues, then it might be a bottleneck. Am I correct?

You might have a bottleneck with a small number of queues in either
case, but if you have a small number of queues in the presence of idle
CPU cores then you have an avoidable bottleneck. Using more queues in
that case will improve throughput.


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