[Openstack] Queue Service, next steps

Eric Day eday at oddments.org
Sat Feb 19 03:38:34 UTC 2011

Hi Mike,

You make a good point, I apologize for not documenting some of the
ideas sooner. The architecture I had in mind borrows from other
queue systems I've worker on, along with feedback I've gotten from
various conversations while getting things started. For the hashing,
we could possibly reuse the distribution ring algorithm swift uses for
selecting server sets from accounts. I've added some sample deployment
descriptions to the wiki page:



On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 07:55:10PM -0600, Michael Barton wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 6:23 PM, Eric Day <eday at oddments.org> wrote:
> > Perhaps I've been assuming some things, but I thought everyone
> > understood that is what we are looking to build (fault-tolerant,
> > horizontally scalable, ...). We're certainly not looking to build
> > a clustered queue (like RabbitMQ) with a REST API. I know the wiki
> > page is still brief, but I hope that's one of the key take-aways:
> Sorry, I guess I was confused by some of the discussion, and then I
> didn't really see the sort of distributed architecture I expected on
> the wiki.  Like, how or whether a single queue will scale or how the
> system is highly available, how ordered delivery is reconciled with
> those two, etc.
> Maybe this is all worked out offline, or it's TBD and the current spec
> is more of an ideal.  But it seems like people want to start banging
> out code before any of that's on paper.
> -- Mike

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