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<div class="moz-cite-prefix">On 03/07/13 11:53, Simon MacMullen
<blockquote cite="mid:51D402AE.email@example.com" type="cite">On
03/07/13 11:33, Tom Anderson wrote:
<blockquote type="cite">We could use the shovel plugin to do this
- in some ways this seems
ideal. However, shovels are configured in RabbitMQ's
as essentially permanent features, which we don't want; we want
able to run a shovel-like process just once, rather than
Also, shovels seem to be geared towards moving messages between
in different brokers, whereas in our case, both queues are in a
broker. Would it still be sensible to use a shovel?
In the future we hope to have shovels that can be dynamically
reconfigured at run time; I don't consider permanency to be an
inherent feature of shovels. And being able to spin up a quick
shovel to move messages from one queue to another within the same
broker is a use case for that.
<blockquote cite="mid:51D402AE.firstname.lastname@example.org" type="cite">
However, "permanent" shovels are all we've got at the moment. But
bear in mind the shovel doesn't need to be in the same broker as
the queues - you could spin up an ad hoc broker node on the same
machine with whatever shovels you need, then shut it down when
I don't know offhand how to start a brand new broker node. Is this
something that will be obvious if i read the documentation, or is
there any trick to it? Will there be any surprises if we do this on
the same machine as a running node?<br>
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