[rabbitmq-discuss] Documentation on priority?

Michael Klishin michael.s.klishin at gmail.com
Wed Jul 13 20:31:28 BST 2011

2011/7/13 <Lowell.Boggs at emc.com>

> For example, I'm interested in this information:
> *  Is priority 0 higher or lower than priority 1?
I don't think the spec defines it, so it is up to your applications.

>  *  Are messages with higher priority (whatever direction that is)
> guaranteed to be delivered before messages of lower priority?
As far as I know RabbitMQ does not use priority attribute for deliveries (or
any other purpuses).

>  *  Are the priorities of persistent messages in durable queues preserved
> after a server restart?
Yes, just like other message attributes.

> *  Are there any other aspects of the priority that I need to program
> around?

It is up to your applications how fields like `priority` or `type` are used.

-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.rabbitmq.com/pipermail/rabbitmq-discuss/attachments/20110713/5387cf07/attachment.htm>

More information about the rabbitmq-discuss mailing list