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On batching vs. latency, and jobqueue models

A little journey exploring job queue models and debunking some programming folklore around the effects of batching on latency.

Updated Kafka PHP client library

New PHP client library for the Apache Kafka project. Full support for Kafka 0.7+, with robust socket handling, complete test suite, Zookeeper-based consumer and many other improvements.

Kafka proposed as Apache incubator project

Kafka is a distributed publish-subscribe messaging system developed at LinkedIn, designed to support a very high throughput, persistent messages and parallel loading into Hadoop. A proposal has been submitted to make Kafka an Apache incubator project.

Lorenzo Alberton

Lorenzo Alberton Lorenzo PHP5 ZCE - Zend Certified Engineer has been working with large enterprise UK companies for the past years and is now CTO at DataSift. He's an international conference speaker and a long-time contributor to many open source projects. Lorenzo Alberton's profile on LinkedIN View Lorenzo Alberton's Twitter stream

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