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From bravegag <>
Subject Re: How to limit queue by number of messages
Date Mon, 26 Oct 2009 15:06:26 GMT


I bumped into this same issue but I know apriori the number of consumers M
that I was going to have so to limit the overall queue size L you configure
the constant size limit X to:

X = L / M; meaning the size you actually want divided by the number of

This is a workaround but works for me.

Best regards,

themitchy wrote:
> To be clearer, I'm looking for something like Websphere MQ's maxdepth 
> property for queues.
> themitchy wrote:
>> I'm looking for a way to keep queue sizes down to a specific number.  For
>> example if a queue gets to 100000 messages I would like older message to
>> start disappearing.
>> I'm aware there are some "Pending Message Limit Strategy" options but
>> these
>> only apply to pending messages on a topic per consumer.  I'm looking for
>> something that will limit queue size specifically.

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