A complete example of how prioritization of queues in BLPOP works:
In this post, I am going to use Redis’ atomic and blocking facilities to build a multi-step RSS feed processor. Along the way, some of the topics I hope to touch upon are: queue priorization, synchronization between processes, using redis to gracefully shutdown processes and a few race conditions to watch out for.
This blog is called myNoSQL and it is written by me, Alex Popescu, a software architect with a passion for open source and communities.
It records my readings, learnings, and opinions on NoSQL databases, polyglot persistence, and distributed systems -- subjects that I'm passionate about.
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