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

Michael Klishin mklishin at gopivotal.com
Tue Apr 15 08:58:35 BST 2014

On 15 April 2014 at 11:56:25, Juno Chan (juno at algorithmictradinggroup.com) wrote:
> > So it's good to hear that #ready msgs high is not impacting RabbitMQ  
> performance.

Yes, it will, as soon as there are so many messages that RabbitMQ has to perform
a lot of disk I/O.

> because we encountered an issues like the total messages in rabbit  
> was up to 300K, while some applications have queues of extremely  
> high #ready, but no #unack, while some applications have queues  
> of high #unack, but no #ready.

My point was that you should avoid overloaded queues and there are multiple
features that help you with that even if you can’t have more consumer capacity
that producer one. 

Software Engineer, Pivotal/RabbitMQ

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