Posts tagged redis


Ohm-Contrib: Quick Start

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Since Ohm-Contrib was released on May 11, 2010, a lot of changes, cool features, and small removals have happened. This blog post is an attempt to summarize what's available and most useful, although I won't attempt to

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Peons: A simple fail-safe queue

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n. Hard working dependable slaves, with a keen attention to mining your gold.

If you have been doing a lot of web apps lately, chances are that you have noticed the massive attention towards background processing queues. Peons is just a simple, yet robust attempt, to solve the same problem, albeit with less code.

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Upgrading our existing app to OOR Ohm

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OOR - Object Oriented Redis.

1. key(:something) is dead, long live key[:something]

Basically you just have to change the method signature. An example follows:

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Sorting with Ohm

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In the last 2 months of using Ohm, I have used sort a couple of times, and have ran into some gotchas.

Lesson 1: sort and sort_by are two different beasts

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Ohm inside tricks

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Did you know #1

I was reading Ohm's tests and stumbled upon a cool testcase, which led me to learn about a cool feature.

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Latest and Greatest?

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I have been very interested and locked to background processing ever since I've employed it. I have tried Starling, Delayed::Job, beanstalk, ActiveMessaging, ZeroMQ, and RabbitMQ. Here's a quick rundown:

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