[rabbitmq-discuss] RabbitMQ QUEUE MESSAGES

Matthias Radestock matthias at rabbitmq.com
Fri Jul 19 10:50:37 BST 2013

On 19/07/13 10:47, Matthias Radestock wrote:
> What happened to the consumers in the first graph?
> Memory allocation takes time. When a queue has consumers that nearly
> keep up, as in your second graph, then it grows very slowly and hence
> the rate of memory allocation is low. Therefore such a queue may be able
> to process publishes at a higher rate than an equivalent queue with
> now/slower consumers.

And, btw, the rabbitmqctl report indicates that there is *no paging* 
taking place. So whatever behavioural oddities you are seeing, are not 
due to that.


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