Build & maintain complex distributed systems
17–18 October 2017: Training
18–20 October 2017: Tutorials & Conference
London, UK

Surviving failure in RabbitMQ

15:4016:20 Thursday, 19 October 2017
Distributed Data and Databases
Location: Buckingham Room - Palace Suite
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(2.25, 4 ratings)

What you'll learn

  • Explore approaches for dealing with failure


Does it matter if this message doesn’t get delivered or gets delivered more than once? What about if the system keeps trying to deliver a message that will always fail or if a failure occurred earlier but now those messages can be safely handled?

On the internet, we should expect occasional failure. Lorna Mitchell details how to approach different failure scenarios, drawing on examples involving RabbitMQ.

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Lorna Mitchell


Lorna Mitchell is a Leeds-based developer advocate with IBM Cloud Data Services. She brings her technical expertise on a range of topics to audiences all over the world with her writing and speaking engagements, always delivered with a very practical slant. Lorna is the author of PHP Web Services (O’Reilly), PHP Master (Sitepoint), and Git Workbook (Leanpub) and is regularly published at a number of outlets, including net magazine and her blog,

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23/10/2017 17:06 BST

Hi Guilherme. We found the issue. You can now rate this session. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Guilherme Dellagustin | SENIOR DEVELOPER
23/10/2017 15:49 BST

why can’t I rate this session?