[rabbitmq-discuss] Load balancing/ack interaction.

Jason J. W. Williams jasonjwwilliams at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 22:33:51 GMT 2009

I noticed that consumer apps who had not yet ack'd the message they
had received would receive new messages. I had assumed they wouldn't
be assigned a new message from the queue until they had ack'd what
they had already received.


On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 3:32 PM, Ben Hood <0x6e6562 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Jason,
> On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 10:13 PM, Jason J. W. Williams
> <jasonjwwilliams at gmail.com> wrote:
>> It seems like RabbitMQ will continue to issue consume notifications to
>> registered consumers that haven't yet ack'd messages they have already
>> received...is this correct?
> Are you talking about the subscription lifecyle, i.e. how the
> basic.consume/basic.consume_ok cycle works?
> Ben

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