Azure Queue storage service enables storing large numbers of messages that can be accessed from anywhere via authenticated calls using HTTP or HTTPS.
It primarily helps in the assured delivery of system messages between and within applications. Queues can be used to offload background and non-interactive workloads that ultimately help with scaling applications and in managing sudden traffic bursts. Azure Storage Queue enables storing messages until the system is available to process queues further.
Azure Queue storage allows application components to communicate with each other by decoupling system components. These components can communicate in the cloud, on the desktop, on-premises, or on mobile devices without depending on each other. If a component crashes, Azure Storage Queue can buffer requests until it is back up and able to process requests again.
Azure Storage provides a number of client libraries that interact with Azure Storage to provide support for application component failures. A single queue message can be up to 64 KB in size, and a queue can contain millions of messages, up to the total capacity limit of a storage account.
Some key conditions and metrics to monitor in Azure Storage Queue are;
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