Are Message Queues in Linux Obsolete?

If you look for information on message queues in Linux, you’re likely to come across a mixed bag of information. Some imply they’re obsolete, others accuse them of being buggy, others still say they’re one of the most underutilized Unix resources. So, what do you believe? If you’re thinking about using a message queue in…

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Thanks to Ugur Ceylan for the base image! CC BY 2.0 What’s with the Docker community’s love affair with Alpine Linux? Tiny containers mean more compute resources left over for actual… computing! Alpine Linux is particularly tiny. It says so, right on the tin: “Alpine Linux is a security-oriented, lightweight Linux distribution based.” Do you…

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