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Distributed FIFO queues?by Jeppe (Monk)
|on Aug 15, 2007 at 13:16 UTC||Need Help??|
Jeppe has asked for the
wisdom of the Perl Monks concerning the following question:
Esteemed Perl professionals and enthusiasts alike,
I'm looking for a solution or a product. What I need to do is to scale an application across servers.
The preferred method of doing so would be to send hundreds (or a few thousand) messages to a queue a second, and then whoever is available will grab a message from the queue and process it. The messages are small, just a short string containing a tablename and an ID.
All nodes will have a database connection to the same database, so I am indeed considering implementing this in a database table. But are there better alternatives out there?
I know about these solutions: