More about messages – Azure Service Bus for MSMQ users, Part 4

Let’s talk a bit more about Azure Service Bus messages and what’s different compared to MSMQ. For start, there are mechanisms to hide messages and delay their processing. This is available both in queues and topics/subscriptions. Deferred messages If a message shouldn’t be processed immediately but shouldn’t be deleted for good either, you can defer it. While message is […]

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Topics and subscriptions – Azure Service Bus for MSMQ users, Part 2

Topics and their subscriptions represent publish-subscribe (pub-sub) messaging pattern. If you’re coming from MSMQ, that’s a new concept. What’s the difference to plain old queue? Simplest scenario for a queue (and arguably most common one) is – single sender and single receiver: Of course, we could have multiple senders, but that doesn’t create problems unless we want to […]

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QueueProxy on MSMQ cluster

Managing clustered MSMQ was always tricky, since it runs as a separate instance, i.e. more or less like a separate “virtual” computer with MSMQ installed. When you try to manage it from QueueExplorer you’ll see that there are some limitations since it’s done in remote mode, either from one of cluster nodes or from some other […]

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QueueMonitor 1.0 released

Thanks for your feedback and support during beta testing of QueueMonitor! That helped us a lot to reach v1.0. What’s new for v1.0? Apart from smaller fixes, there are two significant improvements. First one is import/export of tasks. It makes it easy to configure tasks on one server and transfer them to another one. Or to create backup before […]

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