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From Claus Ibsen <>
Subject Re: Transacted vs DeadLetterQueue
Date Wed, 06 Jun 2012 16:11:15 GMT
On Wed, Jun 6, 2012 at 6:08 PM, James Carman <> wrote:
> What happens if you have a "poisonous" (just plain bad) message on the queue
> and not a system outage?  You'll continually put the message back on the
> queue (by rolling back your transaction) and retry it, thereby blocking all
> the subsequent messages in the queue.  Right?

Yes, but a broker usually have a way to configure a upper cap, and
move the poisonous message to a DLQ.
This is broker specific and you need to read up on what your broker support.

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