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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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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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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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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We saw a recent post from GitHub about removing the AMQP service from GitHub Services and passed it around the team as an item of interest. Got to talking later on that evening away from the keyboard and realized it has bigger meaning than just a side note. Recent GitHub Blog Post

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