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RabbitMQ Cookbook by Sigismondo Boschi, Gabriele Santomaggio

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Chapter 10. RabbitMQ on AWS

In this chapter we will cover:

  • Using RabbitMQ EC2 instances
  • Creating a master image
  • Creating a cluster with two EC2 instances
  • Using AWS Load Balancing in front of a RabbitMQ cluster
  • Configuring EC2 dynamic bind
  • Dealing with load spikes and resource optimization in the cloud

Introduction

Amazon Web Services (AWS), available at http://aws.amazon.com/, is one of the most used cloud service providers. In this chapter, we will see how to use RabbitMQ on AWS, starting with a simple RabbitMQ configuration and finishing with an auto-scaling RabbitMQ cluster. You need to create an account on AWS to execute the examples.

Amazon free usage tier is a good opportunity to try AWS (http://aws.amazon.com/free/).

Note

In the free tier, you can ...

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