Barry Frost

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Premium Queue package for handling distributed jobs and messages in NodeJS.


A Ruby job queue that uses PostgreSQL’s advisory locks for speed and reliability.

Centralised Event Logging with RabbitFeed

Form an orderly queue!

Async queueing of sync calls in JS/Node.js


Simple, efficient message processing for Ruby

5 subtle ways you’re using MySQL as a queue, and why it’ll bite you

Percona on why MySQL (or any database) is a bad choice for a queue

Bunny (Ruby AMQP client)

Bunny is an AMQP (Advanced Message Queuing Protocol) client, written in Ruby, that is intended to allow you to interact with AMQP-compliant message brokers/servers such as RabbitMQ in a synchronous fashion.

Flickr Engineers Do It Offline

How Flickr uses queues behind the scenes

Queue everything and delight everyone

Update user’s view first, queue updates for their friends and then later still update public lists

TheSchwartz - reliable job queue

Asynchronous job queue system, as used by 6Apart


Light-weight persistent queue server that speaks the MemCache protocol. It was built to drive Twitter’s backend, and is in production across Twitter’s cluster.


Stomp messaging server with file/dbm/memory/activerecord based FIFO queues, queue monitoring, and basic authentication.