[rabbitmq-discuss] Does RabbitMQ clustering used only for HA or load balancing or both?

Michael Klishin mklishin at gopivotal.com
Mon Oct 21 12:21:01 BST 2013

On 21 Oct 2013, at 14:40, Rajasekhar P <sekhar434145 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Does RabbitMQ clustering is used only for HA right? not for really achieving load balancing, am right? Here load balancing means distributing messages to specific node based on load.

Clustering can be used for balancing load between multiple nodes but not for a single queue.

You can create multiple queues on different nodes and use them from any node. Connecting
to the node a queue was created on will result in better latency and throughput because of
data locality.


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