Chapter 7. Taking RabbitMQ to Production

Who wants to have all their eggs in the same basket? No one of course, but this is basically what Clever Coney Media has been doing so far since it has been running a single instance of RabbitMQ in production. In this chapter, you'll learn how to address this concern using the clustering and federation features of RabbitMQ. You'll also learn how to check the pulse of the brokers and get alerts if things start turning sour.

In this chapter, you will learn about:

  • Broker clustering
  • High-availability queues
  • The federation plug cluster in
  • Monitoring RabbitMQ

Tackling the broker SPOF

So far, Clever Coney Media has been running a single instance of RabbitMQ for all its production needs. Things have been running smoothly, ...

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