[rabbitmq-discuss] Video streaming over AMQP using RabbitMQ via Java Client API

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Fri Oct 21 16:25:23 BST 2011

On 21/10/11 16:16, James Carr wrote:
> This actually brings up a good question. So far I haven't actually
> pushed binary files through rabbitMQ but I'm about to. Correct me if
> I'm wrong but sending a large binary file might make rabbitMQ croak
> (granted, this result would be bound to memory and disk resources on
> the machine) and would probably require chunking and resequencing,
> correct?

Depends what you mean by "large". (And "croak"). But we don't make any 
attempt to split up or stream messages within the broker; the message is 
just treated as a binary.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, VMware

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