Sharding Azure Queues : Solving the throughput problem.

Here is a great project that seems to solve one of the big problems with Azure Queues. There is a throughput limit that will prevent a queue from handling more than 500 transactions per second. The recommended solution is to shard the queues (although other solutions include moving to a vm based queing system or using an alternative queue such as RabbitMQ or ZeroMQ).

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