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Microsoft Azure Development Cookbook Second Edition by Neil Mackenzie, Roberto Freato

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Adding messages to a Service Bus queue

In the chapter introduction, there is a comprehensive comparison between Service Bus queues and Storage queues. However, from the producer's perspective (which is the purpose of this recipe), we must keep in mind the following constraints:

  • The total message must be maximum 256 KB (quadruple of the Storage service)
  • The total queue size is up to 5 GB (significantly smaller than the Storage service)
  • In the case of TCP communication, there is a cap on the concurrent connections (currently the value is 100)

We are comparing the two platforms by pursuing the same goals; the Service Bus queue adds more advanced features that the Storage service does not implement.

In this recipe, we'll learn how to add messages to a ...

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