Daniel Rall dlr at finemaltcoding.com
Tue Nov 12 16:17:30 EST 2002

John Schultz <jschultz at commedia.cnds.jhu.edu> writes:

> I've heard of references to queue managers before, but don't know much
> about them myself. Can anyone give a brief overview of their functionality
> and how it differs from Spread? And/Or could you post some links to
> authoritative information on them, hopefully including example
> applications?
> Here is my guess: a QM sounds like a FIFO message bus that provides
> reliable/redundant delivery of messages between applications with lots of
> bells and whistles?

You've basically described my use of "queue manager."  We use one to
assure reliable handling of received messages in a cluster's
transaction processing system.

Daniel Rall <dlr at finemaltcoding.com>

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