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Learning NServiceBus - Second Edition

By : David Boike
Book Image

Learning NServiceBus - Second Edition

By: David Boike

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (18 chapters)
Learning NServiceBus Second Edition
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Multiple sites

Most queuing technologies can only operate within a local network, which presents some problems when communication is needed between geographically separated sites. A canonical example is a headquarters site that must exchange messages with regional offices.

The best approach to geographic separation is to establish a VPN connection between sites. As far as NServiceBus is concerned, a VPN connection makes geographically separated sites part of the same local network, and NServiceBus can operate more or less normally. Of course, some messages will have a little farther to travel than others, and the message transport's built-in capabilities will cover instances when the VPN connection is not always reliable.

The reality, however, is that a VPN connection is not always a possibility. If it is not available, the only method we can reliably use to communicate between sites and through firewalls is HTTP.

For this, NServiceBus provides the gateway component in the NServiceBus.Gateway...