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Waldemar QuevedoPractical NATShttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3570-6_9

9. Troubleshooting NATS

Waldemar Quevedo1 
San Francisco, California, USA

Although NATS is very simple to operate and offers very strong invariants regarding service stability, it is still needed to keep in mind having the right balance between producers and consumers. Otherwise the service can run into slow consumer issues (looking at NATS as a nervous system helps put the correct mindset around this problem).

In this chapter, you will learn about:
  • Different types of slow consumer scenarios

  • How to tackle slow consumer errors

  • Using event callbacks to prevent slow consumers

Types of Slow Consumer Errors

A slow consumer is a condition reached by a NATS client ...

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