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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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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Overview Pub/Sub is, at its most basic, a form of asynchronous messaging providing service to service communication. Serverless situations often call for pub/sub, as do microservice architectures, to ensure that messages get to every part of a service that needs that information. Various systems use pub/sub messaging services, so let’s take a deeper look at…

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Overview Language: Iron.MQ is language agnostic and Redis RQ supports Python, JavaScript, Ruby and GO, along with many others. Performance: Redis RQ is quite different from Iron.MQ and other message queuing services because it is not purely a message queuing system. Because of its in-memory database, it is best for real-time messages where persistence isn’t…

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RabbitMQ vs IronMQ

Vs Overview of RabbitMQ vs IronMQ: Language: RabbitMQ is equipped with a large client library to ensure maximum language compatibility. It supports top languages like Java, Python, Ruby, .NET, PHP, Rust, Crystal, C and C++, iOS and Android, and Haskell. IronMQ is language-agnostic and supports all major languages. Performance & Speed: When it comes to…

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Overview Language: Firebase Cloud Messaging makes use of Java, Kotlin, XML, C, C++, SQLite in terms of languages and databases while Iron.MQ is language-agnostic. Performance: Firebase Cloud Messaging replaced Google Cloud Messaging in 2018 as an upgraded version that offers users a seamless and modern experience. To achieve this feat, they added a plethora of…

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Overview Language: Amazon SQS is compatible with Java, Ruby, Python, .NET, PHP, JavaScript and Java Message Service (JMS) but Iron.mq supports all major coding languages. Performance: Amazon SQS is easier to use for beginners while Iron.mq is a developer friendly option and performs more consistently. Scalability: Iron.mq is highly scalable because it runs on top…

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