[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ performance tips, collected with sweat and blood

Matthew Sackman matthew at rabbitmq.com
Mon Aug 15 16:51:58 BST 2011

On Mon, Aug 15, 2011 at 08:33:46AM -0700, Eugene Kirpichov wrote:
> Thanks, this is interesting. why so? I thought the i/o pattern of a
> queueing system should be pretty sequential?

It is, largely. SSDs really help Rabbit when you're doing a lot of syncs
- if you're using transactions or confirms then the fact that an SSD can
do an fsync many many times faster than spinning disks is a major


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