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Posts: 230
Registered: ‎01-12-2013
My Device: z30
My Carrier: Mobile Vikings

Differences of quality of service

Hello developers

 

I am diving into the documentation provided by BlackBerry and something is not clear to me.

 

http://docs.blackberry.com/en/developers/deliverables/51382/pap_ref_quality-of-service_603619_11.jsp

 

So I understand that when the QOS is set to confirmed, the device will notify the PPG only if the message was received by the application.

 

But what about the others. Wat about preferconfired, unconfirmed and not specified? It looks like the documentation says that they all do the same. They notify the PPG only if the messages was received by the device. Is that true, are those three quality of services the same?

 

Thanks in advance.

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Registered: ‎10-16-2009
My Device: BlackBerry Z10
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Re: Differences of quality of service

There are 2 services: Push Plus and Push Essentials. 

 

Push Plus:

  • Paid service
  • Low monthly push quotas
  • Push info stored in BlackBerry Database so can be queried after the push is sent
  • ACK can be sent to your server if push received at app or device or not at all

 

Push Essentials:

  • 100% free
  • High push quota
  • Push info not stored in BlackBerry Database so cannot be queried after sent
  • ACK can be sent programmatically from your app with just a few lines of code

 

Push Essentials is what is used by about 99% of apps today, the added cost of Push Plus and lower quota really only gets you the ability to query the Push after it has been sent.

Garett
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