Chapter 3. Architecture and Messaging

RabbitMQ server simply solves messaging problems. But what is the meaning of messaging itself? Sometimes, the term messaging is confused with real-time messaging such as chat messages, SMS messages, and so on. These systems also have the messaging system in their subsystems; however, we are talking about a somewhat different issue.

By the dictionary definition, messaging is a short communication transmitted by words, signals, or other means from one person, station, or group to another. In computer engineering, definition of messaging seems like the dictionary definition. Messaging simply takes the messages from a producer and sends it to the consumers by the computer engineering definition. In messaging systems, ...

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