[erlang-questions] gen_server durable queue

Tim Watson <>
Tue Jun 26 19:25:06 CEST 2012


Why do you say rabbit requires an extra node to be reliable? 

On 26 Jun 2012, at 17:53, Alex Shneyderman <> wrote:

>> I've looked at 0MQ before, but I'm not clear what it provides me over just
>> using standard Erlang message passing or using something like gproc.  Can
>> you shed any light on this?
> 
> Not over Erlang, no. But you mentioned you wanted to use Rabbit. I
> find Rabbit a bit
> problematic as it will require an extra node to worry about, if you
> want it to be reliable
> you will need more than one. 0MQ is a library that has no such
> requirements it will
> live on any node you start but you will have to encode reliability on
> your own. Hence
> my reference to zguide, which explains exactly how to do it.
> 
> Cheers,
> Alex.
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