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From Adrian Co <>
Subject Re: JMSPriority and retrieving message from queue by priority
Date Mon, 20 Mar 2006 23:18:23 GMT
Hi Kerry,

You might consider using JMS headers and message selectors to implement 
message priority handling.

Refer to this forum thread:

Adrian Co

Kerry Todyruik wrote:

>I am fairly new to JMS and ActiveMQ. I was thinking that it would be useful
>to use a JMS queue as a priority queue, retrieving messages by priority
>rather than order of addition. I'm not sure where to go with this. Should I
>be able to do this with ActiveMQ? Can I set up a queue to order messages by
>the JMSPriority field?
>If this is possible, could somebody point me to some documentation or
>provide an example?
>If it is not possible, what are some reasonable options? I could build my
>own DB-backed queue. I also thought that it might be possible to dynamically
>route messages from one queue to one of 9 queues, one for each JMSPriority
>value and then synchronously check these queues in order of priority. Does
>that sound like a reasonable solution?
>Kerry Todyruik

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