[rabbitmq-discuss] Diff b/w running RabbitMQ server as an application or as an service?
simon at rabbitmq.com
Thu Oct 3 08:14:28 BST 2013
On 03/10/2013 6:41AM, Rajasekhar P wrote:
> While going through the documentation, I came across two terms, one is
> *application *and other is *service. *Can anyone please explain what is
> the difference between running RabbitMQ server as an application or as
> an service?
This is in the context of Windows.
"As a service" -> running in the background, started and stopped via the
services control panel.
"As an application" -> running in the foreground, started from the start
menu or cmd.exe.
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