[rabbitmq-discuss] maximum number of amqp connections to a rabbitmq broker

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Fri Dec 16 13:10:21 GMT 2011

Nothing jumps out as wrong with that but I would still put money on the 
idea that you're doing something wrong. This is really basic stuff for 
Pika; I would find it hard to believe that it's broken.

Are you definitely reaching the connection.close() in your code? Sorry 
if that sounds obvious...

Cheers, Simon

On 15/12/11 01:03, Matt Sweeney wrote:
>     The usual assumption is that clients that do not need to be connected
>     will disconnect, the server won't do it for them ;-)
> That's how I assumed it worked.. but I seem to be accumulating
> connections at an alarming rate, even after they're no longer in use.
> Maybe I'm doing something wrong with the connections themselves?
> I'm using Pika to connect, with code that looks something like this:
> (the "demo_send" portion)
> http://pika.github.com/examples.html#id4
> and then terminating the connection with `connection.close()`
> does anything jump out as wrong with that?

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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