This topic describes the release notes for Message Queue for RabbitMQ and provides links to the relevant references.

2022-02-18

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Enterprise Edition instances Instances of Message Queue for RabbitMQ Enterprise Edition are added.

Compared with Professional Edition instances, Enterprise Edition instances provide instances that have higher specifications. For example, Enterprise Edition instances can process a larger number of messages. You can select an edition based on your business requirements.

New feature
Service availability in the China (Guangzhou) region The Message Queue for RabbitMQ service is deployed in the China (Guangzhou) region. New feature

2021-07-02

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Updated console The Message Queue for RabbitMQ console is updated to improve user experience. Optimized feature

2021-06-03

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The open source rabbitmq_delayed_message_exchange plug-in is supported for delayed message delivery. You can use this plug-in to deliver delayed messages. To use this feature, declare an exchange of the x-delayed-message type. This frees you from installing the plug-in. New feature
Service availability in seven more regions Message Queue for RabbitMQ is available in the following seven regions:
  • Indonesia (Jakarta)
  • Japan (Tokyo)
  • Australia (Sydney)
  • Germany (Frankfurt)
  • Singapore (Singapore)
  • US (Silicon Valley)
  • US (Virginia)
New feature Endpoints

2020-11-25

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Management of static usernames and passwords Static usernames and passwords can be managed by Resource Access Management (RAM) users.
Notice To use this feature, RAM users must be granted the required permissions.
Optimized feature

2020-11-24

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Monitoring and alerting The following metrics are supported:
  • Maximum number of inbound messages per second for an instance
  • Maximum number of outbound messages per second for an instance
  • Maximum number of inbound messages per second for a vhost
  • Maximum number of outbound messages per second for a vhost
  • Number of inbound messages per second for an exchange
  • Number of outbound messages per second for an exchange
Optimized feature

2020-11-18

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Service-linked roles The following service-linked roles are supported:
  • AliyunServiceRoleForAmqpMonitoring: Message Queue for RabbitMQ can assume this role to access CloudMonitor for monitoring and alerting.
  • AliyunServiceRoleForAmqpLogDelivery: Message Queue for RabbitMQ can assume this role to access Log Service for message log management.
New feature Service-linked roles
Increase of limits on instances Limits on instances can be increased. You are not charged for using this feature. New feature
Downgrade of instance specifications Instance specifications can be downgraded. New feature Downgrade instance configurations

2020-09-25

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Management of static usernames and passwords A static username and password pair can be created based on an AccessKey pair and an instance ID in the Message Queue for RabbitMQ console. You can use the created static username and password to access Message Queue for RabbitMQ from an open source RabbitMQ client. New feature
Cleanup of messages in queues Messages in queues can be cleared in the Message Queue for RabbitMQ console. New feature Clear a queue

2020-08-26

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Migrate metadata The metadata of a RabbitMQ cluster can be imported to an instance in the Message Queue for RabbitMQ console. New feature

2020-08-18

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Monitoring and alerting The following metrics are added:
  • Number of connections to an instance
  • Number of exchanges connected to an instance
  • Number of connections to a vhost
  • Number of exchanges connected to a vhost
Optimized feature Monitoring and alerting

2020-08-13

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Monitoring and alerting
  • Monitoring data can be queried and alerts can be configured in the new version of the Monitoring and Alerting page in the Message Queue for RabbitMQ console.
  • Navigation to the old version of the Monitoring and Alerting page is supported.
  • The operation to switch between the monitoring and alerting feature for instances and that for non-instantiated resources is supported.
Optimized feature Monitoring and alerting

2020-07-29

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JMS The Java Message Service (JMS) 1.1 specification is supported. JMS applications can access Message Queue for RabbitMQ from the JMS client library of Message Queue for RabbitMQ. New feature

2020-06-30

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Monitoring and alerting The unit of metrics except for Accumulated Queue Messages is changed from count/minute to count/second.
Notice The values in this unit are approximate average values that are calculated at 15-second intervals.
Optimized feature Monitoring and alerting
Exchange creation amq. is a reserved field. The name of an exchange cannot start with amq. Optimized feature Create an exchange
Queue creation amq. is a reserved field. The name of a queue cannot start with amq. Optimized feature Create a queue

2020-05-27

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ListQueueConsumers The ListQueueConsumers API operation can be used to query the consumers of a queue. New feature ListQueueConsumers

2020-05-11

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Basic Edition not supported The Basic Edition is deprecated. The purchased Basic Edition instances are available. Deprecated feature Overview

2020-04-29

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Resource plans not supported Resource plans are deprecated for the pay-as-you-go billing method. The purchased resource plans are still in effect. Deprecated feature N/A
Pay-as-you-go billing method The pay-as-you-go billing method is deprecated. The existing pay-as-you-go instances are still billed based on the pay-as-you-go method. Deprecated feature N/A
GetMetadataAmount The GetMetadataAmount API operation can be used to query the metadata of an instance. New feature GetMetadataAmount

2019-12-20

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Subscription billing method The subscription billing method is supported. This method helps you estimate the required fees before you use the service. New feature Overview
Instantiation The resources are instantiated. This helps isolate resources among multiple tenants. Each user is assigned a pay-as-you-go instance that is shared across all regions. New feature Overview