Planning for Message Queuing

Applies To: Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista

This section suggests ways to plan for and deploy Message Queuing in your organization. Planning and deployment options are included. For details, see the following links:

  • Considerations should be made for performance requirements when planning a Message Queuing deployment. For an overview of performance related considerations and the recommended rollout process for a Message Queuing deployment see Planning Overview.

  • For information about optimizing Message Queuing performance through the management of disk resources used by Message Queuing, see Message Queuing Message and Data Files.

  • Message Queuing can be deployed in either a domain or a workgroup environment. In the context of Message Queuing, a domain environment includes domain controllers that provide a directory service such as Active Directory Domain Services. For more information, see Deploying in a Domain Environment.

  • A workgroup does not provide or have access to such a directory service, and can be run in an environment that is not part of a domain. For more information about workgroup deployment, see Deploying in Workgroup Mode.

  • Message Queuing supports the sending of messages over HTTP. For more information about deploying in an Internet environment, see Internet Deployment Considerations.

  • For information about how Message Queuing and Windows Firewall work together to secure your server from unsolicited incoming traffic, see Configuring Firewalls for Message Queuing.

  • For information about sending messages over HTTP through a proxy server see Configuring Message Queuing with a Proxy Server.