Getting RabbitMQ ready

To get started, we will go through the following three installation and configuration steps:

  • Installing the RabbitMQ broker
  • Installing the management plugin
  • Configuring the vhost and user

Installing the broker

CCM runs its production servers on Ubuntu Linux. Most of the developers' workstations run Mac OS X and Linux, while some run Windows. This heterogeneity is not a concern for RabbitMQ, which can run natively on all these operating systems.

RabbitMQ provides complete online installation guides for all the supported operating systems (you can access these at http://www.rabbitmq.com/download.html). In our case, we will follow the instructions for Debian/Ubuntu.

For greater control, we do not wish to use the RabbitMQ APT repository; ...

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