[rabbitmq-discuss] Load balancing/ack interaction.

Martin Sustrik sustrik at imatix.com
Thu Jan 15 22:37:25 GMT 2009

In AMQP/0-8 protocol there's "prefetch size" parameter, specifying how 
many messages may broker pass to the client without receiving an ack.


Jason J. W. Williams wrote:
> 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.
> -J
> 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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