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From Rob Davies <rajdav...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Latency causing throughput problems in ActiveMQ 5.2
Date Thu, 08 Oct 2009 08:30:17 GMT
You should try increasing the prefetchSize for the network connection   
- by default its 1000 - setting it to a higher value should help -
On 7 Oct 2009, at 19:52, nkleinsch wrote:

>
> Yes, I'm using the ActiveMQ performance module producer. It prints  
> back this
> line on startup:
>
> INFO: Creating  producer to: topic://topic.work.complete.main.0 with
> non-persistent delivery.
>
> On our application I've also set non-persistent delivery and are  
> seeing the
> same performance.
>
> - Nick
>
>
> Joe Fernandez wrote:
>>
>> Are you setting the delivery mode on the publisher to be non- 
>> persistent?
>>
>> Joe
>> http://www.ttmsolutions.com
>>
>>
>> nkleinsch wrote:
>>>
>>> Adding some of the things I've tried in case they'd be of help to  
>>> other
>>> people in the future.
>>>
>>> - Disabled producer flow control
>>> (http://activemq.apache.org/producer-flow-control.html) - Did  
>>> nothing for
>>> client throughput
>>>
>>> - Switched pendingSubscriberPolicy to a VM cursor
>>> (http://activemq.apache.org/message-cursors.html) - Did nothing for
>>> client throughput
>>>
>>> - Tried changing the prefetch limit
>>> (http://activemq.apache.org/what-is-the-prefetch-limit-for.html) -  
>>> Did
>>> nothing for client throughput. Given that the default was the max  
>>> value
>>> for nonpersistent topics, I didn't think this would do anything, but
>>> tried it just in case.
>>>
>>> - Set Async Sends on the producer
>>> (http://activemq.apache.org/async-sends.html) - Did nothing for  
>>> client
>>> throughput. This was also the default, but checked it to make sure.
>>>
>>> Is there anything else I haven't tried here that could help improve
>>> performance? I've read through all the FAQs and performance  
>>> documents and
>>> am running out of ideas.
>>>
>>> - Nick
>>>
>>>
>>> nkleinsch wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Hi all,
>>>>
>>>> I'm having throughput issues on ActiveMQ 5.2 and was hoping for  
>>>> some
>>>> tips to improve performance. We're sending out messages on a  
>>>> topic at an
>>>> average rate of around 150/sec. The messages are object messages  
>>>> that
>>>> vary in size, but range up to 5 kilobytes. We're using a network of
>>>> brokers between two sites, with all the producers in one site and  
>>>> the
>>>> consumers in the other. We're seeing memory fill up on the  
>>>> producing
>>>> site broker and the "messages received" falling behind "messages  
>>>> sent",
>>>> implying that we're not able to send them over to the receiving  
>>>> side
>>>> broker quickly enough. These messages don't need guaranteed  
>>>> delivery, so
>>>> we're not using transactions or durable subscriptions.
>>>>
>>>> I set up a test between the two sites using the ActiveMQ  
>>>> Performance
>>>> Module. I'm using a stock ActiveMQ 5.2 and the ActiveMQ Performance
>>>> Module from the latest SVN. I'm running ActiveMQ on a server in  
>>>> site 1.
>>>> If I run the producer and consumer on another server in site 1, I  
>>>> get a
>>>> system average throughput of 5184. If I run the same test, except  
>>>> with
>>>> the client on a similarly configured server in site 2, I get a
>>>> throughput of 112.
>>>>
>>>> The transfer rate between the two servers is upwards of 3 MB/s,  
>>>> so I
>>>> assume it isn't a bandwidth limitation. The latency between the two
>>>> sites (measured using ping) is 90ms. Why would latency have such  
>>>> a large
>>>> effect on my message throughput rate? Are there any settings I  
>>>> could
>>>> change that would help my performance?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Nick Kleinschmidt
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>
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