[rabbitmq-discuss] Question about Scheduled Message Delivery

Michael Klishin mklishin at gopivotal.com
Tue Jun 17 23:40:09 BST 2014

On 17 June 2014 at 23:58:00, Manish Ranade (manish.ranade at gmail.com) wrote:
> > We have an application that allows users to submit a request  
> that needs to be processed on a specific time and date in the future.  
> If there was no constraint of time and date, we would have put the  
> request in a queue and have the consumer pick the request one by  
> one and process them. However, considering my scenario—
> Is it possible to publish a message to be consumed at later stage?  

RabbitMQ does not perform this kind of scheduling. It can be extended to do
this (by implementing a custom exchange in Erlang) but it remains to be seen
how good that approach will actually work. 

Software Engineer, Pivotal/RabbitMQ

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