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 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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  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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Iron was one of the pioneers of Serverless, so we’re excited to announce that we’ll also be one of the first companies to offer the next generation of compute:  It’s called Computerless™. Unlike Serverless, this technology removes the physical machine completely.  Our offering piggy-backs off the recent developments in fiber optic technology developed at the…

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Overview We’ve been working with, building, and evangelizing message queues for the last year, and it’s no secret that we think they’re awesome. We believe message queues are a vital component to any architecture or application, which is why we’ve put so much work into IronMQ. As you consider these 10 reasons, look into the ways…

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Batch processing is one of the earliest ways of data processing, utilized by Herman Hollerith’s Tabulating Machine in 1890. Batch processing was developed to take advantage of scarce computing resources: it avoids idling these expensive resources by queueing instructions to process data without manual user intervention, and can shift workload to times when resources are…

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