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From tendlu <>
Subject Re: Equivalent of Tibco EMS FailSafe
Date Thu, 20 Sep 2007 23:44:07 GMT

James or Hiram?

tendlu wrote:
> Tibco has a configuration to mark a queue "fail safe". This means the
> messages for a "fail safe" queue is synchronously written to the disk. In
> other words, no buffering is done for write (probably uses fsync --  that
> gaurantees the data is flushed to the disk). If the server goes down, no
> message is lost. This is described as the most "reliable mode".
> Is there an equivalent to this in ActiveMQ?
> Tibco also has a "non fail safe" mode for the queues which means it does
> not synchronously write to the disk. On other words, some kind of
> buffering is done by the writer. "Non fail safe" mode performs far better
> than "fail safe" because of the synchronous write.
> thanks in advance.

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