Osvaldo Zonetti

378 days ago

Do You Need Redis? PostgreSQL Does Queuing, Locking, & Pub/Sub

spin.atomicobject.com

Redis is fantastic, but what if I told you that its most common use cases for this stack could actually be achieved using only PostgreSQL? Perhaps the most common use of Redis I’ve seen is to coordinate dispatching of jobs from your web service to a pool of background workers.