FAQ Series: What is an overlord-minion architecture?


What do you do when even batch processing can’t save you? Yaron suggests giving the overlord-minion pattern a try.

The first step to speed is usually batch processing. All that’s needed there is a server + queue. When the server is ready to work, it grabs a batch of requests from the queue. This works well for most cases! But, what if the queue grows very large? Continue reading “FAQ Series: What is an overlord-minion architecture?”

Iron.io Launches New FAQ Video Series

FAQ-Series-Iron.io-Yaron-SadkaLately, we have been getting a lot of questions like “what is message queue?” and “how can IronMQ help my business?”  Although we’ve been more than happy to address these questions individually, we figured how great would it be to create a video series that touched on a lot of these frequently asked questions.  

Our very talented (and brave) sales engineer Yaron Sadka, took the time to sit down and explain some of these often heard questions.  Kick back and enjoy our first two videos of the series entitled What is a Queue? and What is a Message Queue Used For?.  
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