[rabbitmq-discuss] Issue with RabbitMQ 2-way federation setup

Simon MacMullen simon at rabbitmq.com
Fri Feb 7 17:36:40 GMT 2014

On 07/02/2014 3:29PM, Rahul wrote:
> So what I understand from the description is, federation does not
> simulate the mirrored queues behavior.

That's correct.

Indeed, it's hard to see how it could; you'd need to coordinate to make 
sure that each message was only consumed from one node of the 
federation, so you need Consistency, so you sacrifice Partition 
tolerance and before you know it you're back at clustering.

Cheers, Simon

Simon MacMullen
RabbitMQ, Pivotal

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