Category: scaling

March 2020 – It’s a crazy time right now. We should all do what we can to help each other, But what I do have are a very particular set of skills, skills I have acquired over a very long career. If you have a PHP based website that needs help to be able to keep up with the amount of traffic, I may be able to help, and will happily discuss your situation, and make some suggestions, or help you make the changes that can help.

Contact me by email at alister@phpscaling.com.

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I’ve previously shown you why you may want to put some tasks through a queuing system, what sort of jobs you could define, plus how to keep a worker process running for as long as you would like (but still …

Doing the work elsewhere – Adding a job to the queue Read More »

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I’m taking a slight diversion now, to show you how the main worker processor runs. There are two parts to it – the actual worker, written in PHP, and the script that keeps running it. For testing with return from …

Doing the work elsewhere – Sidebar – running the worker Read More »

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The use of Beanstalkd as a queueing system What is an asynchronous queue The classic wikipedia quote (Message queue) In computer science, message queues and mailboxes are software-engineering components used for interprocess communication, or for inter-thread communication within the same …

Doing the work elsewhere – Asynchronous Message Queues Read More »

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