[rabbitmq-discuss] Fwd: RabbitMQ and queue message limits?

Matthew Sackman matthew at rabbitmq.com
Tue Aug 31 23:59:45 BST 2010

On Tue, Aug 31, 2010 at 06:54:01PM -0400, Jim Irrer wrote:
> Our group has wanted this sort of functionality also.  The problem we want
> to solve
> is pretty much the same:  If a queue comes to contain more than X entries,
> then it
> means that there is a problem with the consumer(s), and we would like to be
> notified.

That smells to me slightly like using the wrong tool for the job - is
there not some other monitoring mechanism that would be more appropriate
for detecting such issues or are such issues really invisible to the
outside world except for the clients interaction with the queue?


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