The idempotent receiver myth

In an attempt to ‘increase performance’, many people will try to hack around in JMS - thereby falling into the idempotent receiver trap by checking for duplicate message receipt. The consequence: scalability actually degrades!

Fortunately, the best way to enjoy reliable messaging is also the simplest one, and it scales linearly.

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