Re: dbms_aq.dequeue - FIFO when using Correlation ID
Date: Fri, 12 Jun 2009 14:38:59 +1000
I'd just like to confirm that Mathias' suggestion works very well. There was a bit of work to manage the pool but the impact on my existing code was small.
Thanks again Mathias !!
On 04/06/2009, at 7:53 PM, Steve Baldwin wrote:
> Thanks Mathias. The queue 'pooling' sounds promising. I'll give it
> a go and report back.
> On 04/06/2009, at 6:15 PM, Mathias Magnusson wrote:
>> When you specify queue name, you can prefix it with the owner of
>> the queue. Would that work for your situation?
>> Another way I've seen was a place where we needed lots and lots of
>> queues, and they were precreated and then linked in a table with
>> function to queue. It wasn't my design, but I can se how it may
>> solve some problems in some cases.
>> I didn't want to spam the list in case this doesn't address your
>> situation at all. If it helps, please reply to the list so we get
>> this to the list for future reference.
>> On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 9:53 AM, Steve Baldwin <stbaldwin_at_multiservice.com
>> > wrote:
>> Thanks for the reply Mathias. The reason I use CorrelID to specify
>> the queue is that I ran into problems trying to dynamically create
>> queues. Your suggestion was how I originally coded it but I
>> couldn't get this approach to work. Here's why ...
>> As I'm sure you know, queue's in the dbms_pipe world can be created
>> dynamically and in fact can be implicitly created by just sending a
>> message to a queue.
>> In our dbms_pipe replacement, I didn't want to duplicate the new
>> package in every schema that was previously using dbms_pipe so I
>> implemented it in a central schema and granted execute on the new
>> package to the other schemas. The other schemas then create a
>> private synonym called dbms_pipe to
>> central_schema.pipe_replacement_pkg and no other code changes are
>> However, dbms_aq rather nastily specifies AUTHID CURRENT_USER so
>> when schema x executed my new package and attempted to dynamically
>> create a queue, it was trying to do so in its own schema. Of
>> course that is not the way dbms_pipe works (where queues are
>> 'global' to the instance) so if I had schema x issuing the enqueue
>> and schema y issuing the dequeue, it just isn't going to work. I
>> tried creating a central table (in the same schema owning the new
>> package), but even if that worked (and I can't remember whether it
>> did or not), it means I need to make it publicly accessible which
>> of course introduces security issues.
>> Hence my decision to have a single queue table and implement the
>> logical queues by using CorrelID's.
>> If you can think of a better way to do this I'd love to hear it.
>> On 04/06/2009, at 4:23 PM, Mathias Magnusson wrote:
>>> My memory on this is foggy. But isn't the recommended (by Oracle)
>>> solution to put the message id last in the corr id to make it
>>> unique and in the oder of enqueuing? I'm not sure hot to get that
>>> value at the time of enqueuing though. So, I may be wrong on how
>>> this typically is solved.
>>> Why are you using corr id to specify a queue? Why not just use
>>> different queues?
>>> I was under the impression that ordered would still be honored
>>> within the set of messages a corr id is valid for. I guess I
>>> missed the same passage as you just found.
>>> On Thu, Jun 4, 2009 at 7:16 AM, Steve Baldwin <stbaldwin_at_multiservice.com
>>> > wrote:
>>> I've implemented a dbms_pipe clone using AQ (we're using RAC which
>>> doesn't support dbms_pipe - long story). Basically I've simulated
>>> dbms_pipe message queues by using CorrelationID's.
>>> Unfortunately, it seems that I missed the 'gotcha' in the Oracle
>>> documentation - (when retrieving a message by CorrelationID) "If
>>> more than one message satisfies the pattern, then the order of
>>> dequeuing is undetermined". It is critical in my scenario that
>>> messages for a given 'queue' (Correlation ID) are dequeued in the
>>> order they were enqueued.
>>> Does anyone have a trick or suggestion to solve my dilemma. We're
>>> using 184.108.40.206 in case it matters.
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