[rabbitmq-discuss] Multifunctional Rabbit Architectures

Laing, Michael michael.laing at nytimes.com
Thu Feb 20 23:11:20 GMT 2014

I don't know if it is usual, but we use a 'proxy' cluster that faces our
internal clients and provides a single dns name (which actually round
robins to healthy cluster members).

This allows us to forward the stream of messages to multiple clusters in
our fabric for processing.

Michael Laing

On Thu, Feb 20, 2014 at 4:54 PM, Eric Berg <eric.berg at salesforce.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> I currently have a 5 node cluster setup in production that handles 80
> queues with an HA policy of 2 nodes, peaking at about 30M total messages
> and 10K msg/sec all for one type of task. Our application will need queues
> going forward for a variety of unrelated tasks but I would still like one
> entry point as the messages typically originate from the same place, and I
> would like to avoid multiple connections per process.
> A few questions:
> Any reason to not keep adding nodes to the same cluster other than for
> latency potential and queue master/slave ownership?
> I was considering adding federation where a single upstream cluster would
> handle all incoming messages, then several clusters downstream would
> federate the exchanges that they needed, is this a common or unusual
> pattern?
> Are there any good resources for discussions or blogs where others have
> discussed more complicated architectures?
> Thanks for your insight!
> - Eric Berg
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