[JDEV] MQSeries and Jabber
al at alsutton.com
Thu Jun 7 16:23:52 CDT 2001
While MQ may be slow, it's guarantees delivery even when a node goes down.
Any system we use must guarantee delivery to be useful, and would probably
need resilience to the loss of a server.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Stephen D. Williams" <sdw at lig.net>
To: <jdev at jabber.org>
Sent: Thursday, June 07, 2001 9:56 PM
Subject: Re: [JDEV] MQSeries and Jabber
> Bill Abbas wrote:
> > This is probably a bit off-topic, but ...
> > I'm beginning an evaluation of IBM's MQSeries messaging
> > system and am wondering how it overlaps or complements the
> > Jabber protocol.
> > Obviously, they're both messaging systems, although MQ
> > seems to be more programmatic, while Jabber is more
> > concerned with text messages. Has anyone looked into, say,
> > implementing the MQ API as a Jabber transport, or using MQ
> > as an underlying transport for Jabber XML messages?
> Yes, definitely, this is a major interest.
> My impression of MQ is that it is slow and values hop-by-hop reliability
> over speed and throughput, writing messages to disk often. It probably
> supports better modes now. This may be appropriate in some
> circumstances, but not all.
> An MQ API for Jabber would be interesting. Can you supply or point us
> to an API reference?
> BTW, I've also looked at JMS with similar complaints about throughput
> and overhead.
> > =Bill
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