[rabbitmq-discuss] Ready, Unacked and Total messages of Queues

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Tue Apr 15 08:23:32 BST 2014

On 15/04/14 07:01, Michael Klishin wrote:
> On 15 April 2014 at 09:52:51, AJ (juno at algorithmictradinggroup.com) wrote:
>>> Would anyone please kindly explain more on the 'Ready', 'Unacked'
>> and 'Total' messages of a queue?
> Messages delivered by RabbitMQ to consumers can be acknowledged automatically
> (as soon as they are sent out) or manually using IModel#BasicAck.
> “Ready” messages are not delivered and simply sitting in a queue.
> Total = ready + unacknowledged.

Btw, the meaning of these is explained in the management UI's built-in 
help - click on the '?' above the chart.


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