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From ttmdev <>
Subject Re: Understanding Active MQ
Date Fri, 23 May 2008 15:20:12 GMT

With ActiveMQ, clients and brokers are not required to reside on the same
machine/site. So the answer to your last questions is, yes. The point A and
B clients can exchange messages via the remote central broker. 

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Swampcritter wrote:
> I come from the older IBM MQ Series environment, so I have some
> understanding of MQ Series and how it works on a basic level.
> I have been exploring Active MQ to replace an aging file transfer
> application that was built in-house.
> My question is...
> Under IBM MQ Series, you needed to have both the MQ Server and MQ Client
> on each site if you wanted to setup channels and local/remote queues. Does
> Active MQ act the same way?
> _or_
> Can Active MQ have a central broker site and allow a 'point A' client send
> a message to a remote queue found on the Broker site and then have 'point
> B' could use another client to access that Broker holding 'queue' and
> download the message?
> -- Michael

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