[rabbitmq-discuss] Ensuring low latency for publishers

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Thu Feb 23 12:09:36 GMT 2012

On 22/02/12 17:52, Matthew Sackman wrote:
>> >  Is it possible to configure the broker to never page to disk so that
>> >  it never throttles?  Basically, when it hits its high watermark for
>> >  memory can it just drop inbound messages?
> Nope.

I find myself wondering whether some such feature may be useful though. 
At the moment Rabbit is concerned with never throwing anything away, how 
many people would find it useful to drop messages when the server is busy?

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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