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From James Green <>
Subject Re: Quest for Job queue
Date Sun, 07 Nov 2010 21:14:48 GMT
You are describing the default behaviour of an ActiveMQ consumer.

Fire up the consumer and ask for the next message in the queue. Loop.
Fire up a second (and more) consumer and loop. The messages will be handed
out evenly.


On 7 November 2010 10:13, Allan Kamau <> wrote:

> I am new to ActiveMQ and messaging as a whole. I am developing a
> parallized application the missing component is the shared job queue
> where each process picks one available job (at a time) from a job
> queue, it is important that a job should not be picked by more than
> one process.
> Is it possible to configure ActiveMQ to host this shared job queue and
> ensure that a job may only be picked only once?
> Any pointers to necessary material are welcome.
> Allan.

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