Perl-friendly message queue-like system

Peter Edwards peter at
Thu Sep 22 09:29:41 BST 2011

On 22 September 2011 09:15, Martin A. Brooks <martin at> wrote:

> I have a bunch of servers doing mail ilftering.  I would like them to send
> tiny messages about the results of said filtering to a central point.  I
> would then like something at the central point to pop messages off the queue
> and update a database.  Think of it as sort of a centralised collection
> point for statistical data.  If the odd message gets eaten, it really
> doesn't matter.
> I understand something like RabbitMQ or ActiveMQ might do what I want,
> however the former's website doesn't mention Perl and the latter I am
> terrified of, having used it.
Why not simply use RRDtool if you want statistical reporting - it's light,
fast and easy to use

Regards, Peter

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