Virtual Destinations in ActiveMQ not working

I find Activemq’s documentation pathetic at times. Consider this document which talks about activemq virtual destinations - you’d imagine they’d EXPLICITLY write about the most important thing - THEY ARE DISABLED BY DEFAULT and wont enable unless you add the code snippet below. So if you’re one of the people who have tried pulling out their hair only to realize this - I feel you :)

To enable virtual destinations you need to include the following in activemq.xml

        <virtualTopic name="VirtualTopic.>" prefix="Consumer.*."/> 

Now read this

Create a file of size x bytes

One of the common requirements I run across in moving data around is finding if I’m doing it the fastest way possible. A good indicator of speed is to find out how long it takes for a large file to get copied from one server to another.... Continue →