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From Aaron Mulder <>
Subject Re: 500ooo+ queues?
Date Fri, 20 Nov 2009 11:40:22 GMT
It was my experience that ActiveMQ does not handle that well
(destinations are not particularly "lightweight") and you'd do better
to have a smaller number of destinations with selectors.  RAM is not
the main/only issue -- file handles and startup time also caused


On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 5:58 PM, Igor Katkov <> wrote:
> Hi,
> Is it a good idea to create 500ooo+ queues and send messages to these
> destinations? Load is a few messages per _minute_ into each queue.
> Producers and consumers will be on different hosts. Network of brokers
> topology.
> Does anyone have experience pushing ActiveMQ that far, or even further with
> 2M queues and several messages a second?
> Will it scale to that extent? I can add boxes to host additional producers
> and consumers, but not sure if pushing metadata of that mighty number of
> queues around will be handled OK
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