[rabbitmq-discuss] HA Client for RabbitMQ?

James Carr james.r.carr at gmail.com
Sat Oct 29 13:40:39 BST 2011

I haven't had luck with load balancers on consumers. Publishers work
fine when load balanced while consumers, for reasons that elude me,
seem to run slower when behind a load balancer.

On Sun, Oct 2, 2011 at 1:12 PM, Matthew Sackman <matthew at rabbitmq.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 01, 2011 at 09:18:17AM -0700, Alex Grönholm wrote:
>> I noticed that the hot new feature in RabbitMQ 2.6 is Active/Active HA on
>> the server side. How can I take advantage of this on the client side? AFAIK
>> the client only knows how to connect to a single server -- you can't give it
>> a list of servers for failover purposes.
> Correct. The Active/Active HA work does not address the issue of client
> connectivity. There are a number of solutions that you could use:
> o) Change the DNS on failure
> o) a plain TCP load balancer like haproxy or a router-based one
> o) mobile IP addresses as can be done with something like pacemaker
> Matthew
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