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Post Twitter Updates to HipChat using SimpleWorker – No Server Required

By Dylan Stamat | June 14, 2011

We use HipChat for internal communications at SimpleWorker and one of the great things about it is that it has…

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How to Build a Serverless Search Engine with SimpleWorker and IndexTank

By Dylan Stamat | June 13, 2011

Our friends over at IndexTank┬árecently posted an article on how to create a search page using IndexTank and SimpleWorker. SimpleWorker…

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Pattern: Creating Task-Level Workers at Runtime

By Dylan Stamat | June 8, 2011

Overview A type of topic appearing more and more frequently in StackOverflow and Quora are questions on general architecture and…

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MongoSF Was Awesome

By Dylan Stamat | May 31, 2011

Had a great time at the MongoSF conference last week. Meghan Gill, Melia Jones, Max Schireson and the rest of…

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Quintupled Capacity Over the Past Week

By Dylan Stamat | May 22, 2011

Over the past week, we have seen tremendous usage growth on SimpleWorker. Our queues were getting backed up and our…

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Workers + NoSQL

By Dylan Stamat | May 18, 2011

Chad Arimura will be speaking at the MongoSF conference next Tuesday, May 24th. He’ll be showing off the combination of…

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Shiny New User Interface Now Live

By Dylan Stamat | May 5, 2011

We’ve completed a major overhaul of the SimpleWorker interface and it is now live. The new interface is reorganized and…

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More Power to the Workers! Huge Performance Upgrade Went Out Last Night

By Dylan Stamat | April 19, 2011

Performance is one of our primary goals for SimpleWorker and we’re happy to announce that we pushed out some major…

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SimpleWorker Talk at Sydney Ruby on Rails Meetup, April 12

By Dylan Stamat | April 11, 2011

If you’re in or around Sydney, Australia tomorrow, be sure to check out the talk on SimpleWorker at the Ruby…

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Use Any Gem You Want!

By Dylan Stamat | March 28, 2011

Ask And Ye Shall Receive… gems that is. The `merge_gem` feature is now in production and ready for use allowing…

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Why IronWorker is Better than Heroku Workers / Delayed Job

By Dylan Stamat | March 10, 2011

Overview First off, I would like to say that we use and love Heroku, the system they’ve built is game-changing…

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Worker Queues as a Key Variable

By Dylan Stamat | March 2, 2011

Anyone working on a serious web app knows that a worker queue makes up a key component within the app…

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