[rabbitmq-discuss] Alternative Message Store?

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Sun Feb 20 21:06:11 GMT 2011


Alexis Richardson wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 19, 2011 at 10:02 PM, James Carr <james.r.carr at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Recently when giving a presentation on RabbitMQ at a local Java User
>> Group one question given was if it was possible to change where
>> RabbitMQ stores its messages. My answer was that it buffers them in
>> memory and when that reaches a threshold it stores them on disk, but I
>> have no idea if it is possible to change the storage mechanism without
>> resorting to plugins.
>> So... is it possible to change the storage mechanism to, say, couchdb,
>> riak or something?
 > Yes it is - various folks have been working on this...

But it *does* require writing a plug-in. Though that's not surprising - 
how else could it be done?

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