[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ Backup

David Wragg david at rabbitmq.com
Wed Oct 27 16:40:05 BST 2010

Amr Mostafa <amr.mostafa at egyptdc.com> writes:
> On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 4:53 PM, David Wragg <david at rabbitmq.com> wrote:
>> RabbitMQ does not store queue contents in mnesia, so just backing up the
>> mnesia database will not preserve the full state.
> In my case, all the queues are durable and all the messages are persistent.
> Does that make any difference?

No.  Those messages will be stored using rabbit's message store, which
for performance reasons does not store them in mnesia, but instead does
direct file I/O.


David Wragg
Staff Engineer, RabbitMQ
SpringSource, a division of VMware

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