Iron.io is pleased to announce named schedules as a feature in its IronWorker service. Giving names or labels to schedules may seem a small feature but it’s been a common request from a number of users managing large workloads. Users can now give scheduled tasks labels when uploading the tasks to IronWorker or add them…

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Long-Running Workers are Now Available in IronWorker Iron.io is happy to announce long-running workers are now available within IronWorker. Up until now, workers running on the platform have been limited to 60 minutes in duration. Users on Production and Enterprise plans or using Dedicated Clusters can now have workers that run for hours at a…

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FFmpeg is the leading cross-platform solution to record, convert and stream audio and video. Dealing with audio and video can eat up resources, making the activity a great fit for IronWorker by moving the heavy lifting to the background. In the past, usage of FFmpeg with IronWorker would require that our users include and install…

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Message Size Increases from 64KB to 256KB Large message sizes are now available within IronMQ. We have increased the message size from 64KB to 256KB. This increase was originally in response to some uses cases around XML but also allows the service to handle almost every need possible when it comes to messaging. The increased…

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IronWorker Now Offers Dedicated Worker Clusters Dedicated workers clusters are now available within IronWorker. Sets of workers can be provisioned to run tasks on a dedicated basis for specific customers. The benefits include guaranteed concurrency and stricter latencies on task execution.   This capability is designed for applications that have a steady stream of mission-critical…

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IronWorker Can Now Handle Larger Tasks We’re pleased to announce the availability of high-memory workers within IronWorker. This new capability will provide greater processing power to tackle even more ambitious tasks. The added boost to the IronWorker environment is perfect for tasks that consume large amounts of computing resources – tasks that might include big data processing,…

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Cloud-Native Message Queuing Now Available On-Premise   Message Queuing for Public, Private, and Hybrid Clouds Today we’re excited to release IronMQ Enterprise, our cloud-native message queuing technology for large enterprise and carrier-grade workloads. IronMQ Enterprise features a more advanced backend persistence layer, improved message throughput, and latency, and, for the first time, deployment options for on-premise,…

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Delivering Improved Performance + On-Premise and Hybrid Cloud Options Today we announced IronMQ Enterprise, a set of offerings that includes more flexible configuration options including deployment on-premise and within private clouds as well as improved performance around message throughput and latency. At the heart of this release is IronMQ v3, our latest version of IronMQ.…

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Real-time logging of workers tasks is a popular feature in IronWorker. We provide an interface to third-party logging components and services which allows you to send your log output to any syslog endpoint and see the output in real-time. Prior to this, you had to wait for your task to finish before being able to view a log…

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