Optimizing Your Message Queue and SendGrid Using Iron

Some marketers believe that social media will soon dominate how companies and customers communicate with each other. While social media will definitely play a role, you cannot forget about the importance of email. Practically everyone uses email, so it makes sense for companies to adopt flexible email marketing solutions like SendGrid. Before you commit to SendGrid or any message…

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Right on Queue: Message Queues Made Simple with Iron.io

All apps have a range of tasks that they perform for their end users, whether the user is aware of this or not. These might include processing images, collecting data, or an email service response when a user inputs their details or subscribes. Message queues can even collate data and analytics for your CRM or…

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Best Lightweight PHP message queue

Messaging queues are essential components of a smooth-functioning distributed network. But some message brokers work better to link up microservices. That’s especially the case if inputs are written in PHP. A message queue is not only necessary but helps to make all processes more efficient. A lightweight message broker helps ensure your processes are not…

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How to Choose Message Queue Technology Selection

With dozens of options for message queue technology, even experienced professionals can feel frustrated when choosing the right microservices for their needs. The perfect messaging queue for your organization will depend on unique factors, such as how much you can afford to spend and how quickly you need your apps to process requests. The following…

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New Relic and Iron.io: Unlock the Potential of Your Tools

New Relic makes diverse products that developers can use to build and improve application performance. The New Relic platform includes a graphical user interface with extraordinary data analytics that gives you an overhead or granular view of your infrastructure, containers, and clusters. Integrating New Relic with Iron.io gives you the opportunity to review the background…

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Librato and Iron.io: Integrations for Successful IT

As companies adopt more technology to improve efficiency, infrastructure monitoring will become increasingly important. Librato has several tools that will help you keep a close eye on your system and solve problems when they arise. For the best results, integrate Librato with Iron.io. The combination will help your infrastructure function flawlessly by moving processes to…

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4 Reasons Why You Should Consider Going Serverless

Introduction “Serverless” computing is a bit of a misnomer—it doesn’t actually mean that there are no servers required, just that developers don’t have to worry much about the task of provisioning them. Under this paradigm, serverless functions and applications are executed only in response to a particular event or trigger, rather than needing to run on a…

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IronMQ vs MQ on Ruby on Rails

Messaging systems are critical for keeping data flowing in a business. But should it run on Ruby or on Iron? Overview IronMQ and Ruby on Rails are wildly different software systems, making them difficult to compare. IronMQ is a messaging system, while Rails requires some tinkering to do the same. Rails is open-source, IronMQ is…

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Work Queue with Go and IronMQ Setting up a work queue is ideal for a system where background jobs often take longer than an average HTTP request, whether they are at risk of timeout or simply eating away at efficiency. By maintaining a queue of work or tasks, new work can be pushed into the…

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Background job processing is a familiar concept for those working with Ruby/Rails apps, but a far less commonly utilized tool is also far more flexible when it comes to asynchronous execution, and that is a message broker. With a message broker, you can create a message within a given application and then process that message…

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