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Instant Parallel Processing with Gearman by John Ewart

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Gearman is not only a way to process jobs but also a way to build powerful distributed job processing to help horizontally scale your application. We will discuss how to use Gearman to solve a variety of problems such as using the MapReduce methodology to process large amounts of data, build a pipeline of complex loosely coupled processes that work together to process data using different languages and libraries, and offload long-running and complex data analysis and provide real-time feedback to a frontend web application. This section will be a hands-on exploration of how you can leverage both synchronous and asynchronous workers to expand the capability and capacity of your applications, as well as introduce ...

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