What needs improvement with VMware RabbitMQ?

Please share with the community what you think needs improvement with VMware RabbitMQ.

What are its weaknesses? What would you like to see changed in a future version?

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Top 5LeaderboardReal User

Their implementation is quite tricky. It's not that easy to implement RabbitMQ as a cluster. It would be great if they could improve that.

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Top 10Real User

I was struggling with installing a few things. It would be good if was somewhat similar to RedHat. There should be more documentation regarding installation troubleshooting. It's pretty straightforward, the setup, but it would be useful to know what to do if you do face certain challenges. Right now, without more in-depth documentation, it's unclear.

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* Difficult to integrate with automated test and CICD * Moving beyond basic configurations can be challenging * Not clear how to implement durable subscriber connections * Not clear how a Rabbit service restart allows subscriber auto re-connect * Service cluster failover depends on shared disk infrastructure.

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RabbitMQ is clearly better supported on Linux than it is on Windows. There are idiosyncrasies in the Windows version that are not there on Linux. The documentation for the Windows version is also less plentiful and less accurate. The online community clearly provides better Linux support, but this naturally follows from the smaller Windows installed base. There are also some potential concerns about how we maintain high-availability whilst also scaling out.

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