We originally looked into using AMQP for communicating between multiple servers and processes, and were frustrated with the complexity of it–we’re not a bank nor do we want to deal with the overhead required for complex transactional messages. Enter Redis lists. The combination of lpush and brpop create simple queuing and message passing behavior
In computer networks, a reverse proxy is a type of proxy server that retrieves resources on behalf of a client from one or more servers. These resources are then returned to the client as though it originated from the reverse proxy itself. While a forward proxy is usually situated between the client application (such as a web browser) and the server(s) hosting the desired resources, a reverse proxy is usually situated closer to the server(s) and will only return a configured set of resources.
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