[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ broker crashing under heavy load with mirrored queues

Jason J. W. Williams jasonjwwilliams at gmail.com
Tue Jan 10 00:56:02 GMT 2012

> I have used HA Proxy for load balancing using roundrobin pattern.
> I am thinking about those 2/3 lost message. I assuming that HA Proxy
> was not quick enough to detect about the Crashed Node A and thus those
> 2/3 messages were routed to crashed NodeA. Please correct me if I am
> wrong.

Was the Rabbit responding on 5672? HAProxy is just a dumb TCP connection
load balancer, so if your Rabbit is not responding on 5672 (e.g. crashed)
HAProxy will get a TCP reset and should pass that along to your app (should
appear to your app as a dropped connection).

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