[rabbitmq-discuss] Can RabbitMQ handle big messages?

Carl Hörberg carl.hoerberg at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 13:23:00 GMT 2012

is it possible to configure a max message size limit?

On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 14:00, Zabrane Mickael <zabrane3 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Clustered nodes are connected via 1 tcp connection, which must also
>> transport a (erlang) heartbeat. If your big message takes more time to
>> transfer between nodes than the heartbeat timeout (anywhere between
>> ~20-45 seconds if I'm correct), the cluster will break and your
>> message is lost.
> I see.
>> The preferred architecture for file transfer over amqp is to just send
>> a message with a link to a downloadable resource and let the file
>> transfer be handle by specialized protocol like ftp :-)
> Nice idea. I'll try to implement that.
> Regards,
> Zabrane
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