[rabbitmq-discuss] Rabbitmq consumer grouping

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Thu Oct 11 08:49:44 BST 2012


On 10/10/12 19:38, kishore g wrote:
> I am writing this email to get feedback about a rabbitmq consumer
> group. We developed this recipe using Helix, a generic cluster
> management system which we open sourced yesterday. In order to
> demonstrate the ease of developing applications with Helix, we chose
> to write a rabbitmq-consumer-group.
> You can find more info about that here
> https://github.com/linkedin/helix/wiki/Sample_App
> It would be great if you can provide feedback about this app.

That looks pretty interesting.

One question: wouldn't you get the same failure-handling and scaling 
behaviour by having all consumers consume from all queues? RabbitMQ's 
own consumer load balancing should ensure that messages are distributed 
fairly to consumers in such a set up.



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