On 06/29/2012 05:18 AM, Tom Sparks wrote:
Forwarded Message: php-general_318334.ezm
Re: php batch/queue framwork
Friday, 29 June, 2012 6:30 AM
"Shailesh N. Humbad" <humb...@alum.mit.edu>
On 6/28/2012 11:58 AM, Tom Sparks wrote:
I am looking for a batch/queue framework that is database-centric?
I could write my own, but I want one that is mature
"It's a nerdy thing I like to do"
You could try Amazon Simple Queue Service: http://aws.amazon.com/sqs/
Use the PHP SDK: http://aws.amazon.com/sdkforphp/
I was hoping for something that I could run local on my host
Have a look at Beanstalk and Gearman. They're the most common
run-yourself queues I've seen, and both have PHP libraries available.
ZeroMQ is also the darling of the queuing world these days, but I don't
know off hand how good the PHP support is.
You won't find a GOOD "database-centric" queue framework, rather by
definition. A queuing server may use a DB of some kind as a backend
itself, but a queue server by definition pushes tasks to workers that
are waiting for it. That's simply not how an SQL DB is designed. You
would have to do a polling worker that polls a database for new tasks.
You could write such a system -- Drupal comes with one as a default
implementation since then you don't need a separate queueing program,
for instance -- but it will always be greatly inferior to a real
daemonized queue server.
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