Chapter 7. Queues

In this chapter:

This chapter introduces queue storage and what it is used for. You will learn about the critical characteristics of queue storage, such as the way messages are processed and its impact on idempotency.

Queue storage overview

Queues provide a very reliable mechanism for asynchronous message transmission and delivery, but not permanent data storage. Their primary use is to allow computational resources such as web servers, business services, and other applications in the cloud to communicate reliably with each other. Queue service offers up to seven days of message durability, but the queue service does not provide indefinite ...

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