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Instant Parallel Processing with Gearman by John Ewart

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Quick Start – building your first components

One of the fastest ways to understand any new technology is to get your hands dirty quickly. To get started, you will have to download and run a Java-based Gearman server, download a Ruby library, and then program two components: a very simple client to submit a request to reverse a string of text, and a worker to perform the reversal.

Step 1 – running a server

There are multiple implementations of the Gearman service. For the exercises in this book, we will use a Java-based Gearman server that is developed and maintained by the author of this book. It has the benefits of being a single file download, running on any platform that supports Java, and having a built-in web-based status dashboard. To download ...

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