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Cloud Tasks Overview

By Nick | December 24, 2020

Overview Cloud Tasks is a managed service from Google that helps clients manage and distribute tasks to their queues. As…

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What Is CaaS (Containers as a Service)?

By Nick | December 24, 2020

Overview CaaS, which stands for containers as a service, has been growing in popularity over the last decade as more…

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What is Pub/Sub? Asynchronous Tasks in the Cloud | Iron.io

By Nick | December 23, 2020

Overview Pub/Sub is, at its most basic, a form of asynchronous messaging providing service to service communication. Serverless situations often…

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From bulky apps to microservices: how app architecture evolved

By Nick | December 23, 2020

Overview For those who understand application development and architecture, the difference between modern practices and those used a decade or…

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How Application Infrastructure Has Evolved From Local to Remote

By Nick | December 23, 2020

Overview The three eras of application infrastructure are: Datacenters Hosted data The cloud While they’re all different, each technology is…

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The Evolution of App Deployment and Packaging: 1990 to Now

By Nick | December 23, 2020

Overview While app infrastructure and architecture were evolving, so was the face of software deployment and packaging. Over the past…

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PagerDuty and IronWorker Integration

By Nick | December 23, 2020

Time-critical incident reports are essential for async task processing. With a tool like IronWorker, running tasks is almost always a seamless…

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Evolution of development process

By Nick | December 23, 2020

Overview If you’ve followed our series on the evolution of IT, you know that we still need to talk about how…

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IronWorker vs. Ruby/Rails Worker

By Nick | December 23, 2020

Overview Architecture: IronWorker is an on-demand async task processing software for container-based workloads. Ruby on Rails (or Rails) is a…

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Redis RQ vs Iron.MQ: Which Service Is Better for Me?

By Nick | December 23, 2020

Overview Language: Iron.MQ is language agnostic and Redis RQ supports Python, JavaScript, Ruby and GO, along with many others. Performance:…

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RabbitMQ vs IronMQ

RabbitMQ vs IronMQ

By Nick | December 23, 2020

Vs Overview of RabbitMQ vs IronMQ: Language: RabbitMQ is equipped with a large client library to ensure maximum language compatibility.…

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Iron.MQ vs Firebase Cloud Messaging (FCM): What’s the Difference?

By Nick | December 23, 2020

Overview Language: Firebase Cloud Messaging makes use of Java, Kotlin, XML, C, C++, SQLite in terms of languages and databases…

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