What is an exchange in RabbitMQ?

Sharad Jaiswal
Sharad Jaiswal

Posted On: Mar 21, 2020

 

Exchanges in RabbitMQ is used to control the routing of messages to the queues with the help of the header attributes, bindings, and routing keys. They act as message routing agents and are defined by the virtual host present in the RabbitMQ.

RabbitMQ presents four types of exchanges such as Direct exchange, Fanout exchange, Topic exchange, and Header exchange.

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