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From "Hiram Chirino" <hi...@hiramchirino.com>
Subject Re: message group question
Date Fri, 15 Aug 2008 14:11:22 GMT
On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 9:22 AM, Mark Webb <elihusmails@gmail.com> wrote:
> I would like to take advantage of the message group feature in ActiveMQ
> 5.1.  After reading the page (http://activemq.apache.org/message-groups.html),
> I have a question.
>
> Is the message group feature for multiple consumers on the same
> queue/topic?

yes multiple consumers on 1 queue.  (Not supported on topics)

>
> What I mean is that in the example, there are consumers interested in stocks
> (IBM,MSFT, SUNW..etc).  Are these consumers all subscribed to the same
> topic/queue or different topics/queues?

same queue.

>
> Assuming that these consumers all subscribe to the same topic/queue, are
> there any implications with creating hundreds (or thousands) or message
> groups?
>

No.  We use a hash calculation on the group id to select the consumer
so there is no memory issues if a large number of groups used.

>
> Thanks.
>



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