[rabbitmq-discuss] Can RabbitMQ handle big messages?

Matthew Sackman matthew at rabbitmq.com
Mon Mar 12 16:02:14 GMT 2012

On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 04:42:52PM +0100, Zabrane Mickael wrote:
> It's not a bug. You have to be aware of it to build reliable systems in case of multiple connected Erlang nodes.

For those of us struggling to follow this, if you're currently in the
act of receiving data from node X, why can't you assume node X is still
alive? I.e. what is wrong with treating arbitrary data from node X as
evidence it's still alive, in lieu of a heartbeat from node X?


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