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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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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Overview Enterprise messaging systems connect business applications for ease in sharing data. Apache Kafka is an open-source solution boasting high performance and works well with big data. IronMQ is a reliable cloud-based system with many features and flexible deployment options. Kafka falls flat with ease of use and simplicity compared to IronMQ While both systems…

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Overview Key similarities and differences between IBM MQ and IronMQ Iron.io focuses on the modern cloud, building all its tool with this in mind, whereas IBM is still moving from conventional computing to cloud-based computing Iron.io works with the latest messaging services whereas IBM MQ may have integration issues IBM MQ is more expensive than…

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Overview Language: Apache ActiveMQ supports a plethora of Cross Language clients and standard protocols like Java, Ruby, Perl, Python and PHP. Iron.mq also supports all major programming languages. Performance: Although both message services are top performers in their field, Iron.mq proves to be the faster, more powerful, and more reliable option with the bonus of…

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11 Best Heroku Messaging Queue Add Ons No system is perfect, and Heroku is no exception, but they do have a solution. The company offers a range of add ons to increase the use for their clients. These come from a number of outside connections and provide versatility and flexibility. If your apps or data…

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  VS Overview Discover the five key differences between Beanstalk vs Iron.MQ: Language: Beanstalk is pure Python but using client libraries users can configure the message queue to operate using a fair amount of language options including Ruby, Rails, Java, JavaScript, Haskell and PHP. Iron.MQ supports all major programming languages without the added hassle. Performance:…

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Track Race Finish Line

We wrote IronMQ from the ground up as a cloud-agnostic message queue service with a focus on performance and easy deployment and management. Since its inception, we’ve put all of our highest volume customers on it, some doing billions of message requests per day. As our technology continues to evolve, it’s important that we continue to measure our success…

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RabbitMQ

Software applications can be connected and scaled using message queues. They make it possible for asynchronous communication to happen between two systems that have different throughputs. RabbitMQ is a message queue software (message broker/queue manager) that acts as an intermediary platform where different applications can send and receive messages. Message queues decouple applications which makes it…

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