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From mickhayes <>
Subject Re: One consumer, One producer many brokers - queue
Date Fri, 01 Jun 2012 08:27:13 GMT
You have to define "busy" first.

If you look at an ActiveMQ instance, take a snapshot of e.g. its heapspace
usage and decide that it is busier that some other instance, by the time you
send the message the broker may not fit your definit

You say you want one consumer to connect to two brokers and consume one
message -well a consumer is  registered on a destination, so you are talking
about two consumers, I think.

I would be interested to know what real-world problem you are trying to
Sometimes our brokers dispatch of the order of 10^7 messages per minute, but
we wouldn't consider them to be busy in the sense of "out of resources".

There are strategies for Producer Flow Control for example, depending on the
real-world problem you are trying to solve.

You asked for a description... I would start with the Network of Brokers

You might find this illuminating also:

Michael Hayes B.Sc. (NUI), M.Sc. (DCU), SCSA SCNA 

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