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The team at Iron.io has emerged as thought leaders in a number of advanced development and cloud infrastructure subjects such as message queuing, async processing, building modern distributed applications at scale, and more.
Top Ten Uses for a Message Queue
This next shift in cloud development is less about building monolithic apps and more about creating highly scalable and adaptive systems. More and more developers are starting out with a distributed system in mind and using message queues and asynchronous processing at the onset to gain scale and make applications easier to build and manage. This White Paper details 10 of the most common use cases of a message queue that we come across through our interactions with customers.
Top Ten Uses of IronWorker
First generation applications are often developed as simple two-tier systems. There is an application tier, which runs the application’s software, and then a database tier which stores the application data. More serious applications, however, need to scale up from this type of architecture into something that’s more capable and expandable. This White Paper details 10 of the most common use cases of IronWorker that we come across through our interactions with customers.

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Powering Intelligent Traffic Systems


Replacing SQS with IronMQ


Reducing App Response Times


Integrating Multiple API's with Iron.io


Keeping Gameplay Real with IronMQ


Improving Social Media Advertising

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Real World Iron.io Examples

Sending Email & Notifications

Send email

Sending notifications is key to delivering great service. A growing user base means distributing the effort and shrinking the time it takes to get emails and messages to your users.

Image Processing

Image process

Processing images is a common need in social apps. Whether it’s generating thumbnails, resizing photos, or adding effects, Iron.io can help you offload and scale out the effort with IronWorker.

Web Crawling

Web crawling

Web crawling is at the core of many web businesses. The combination of IronWorker, IronMQ, and IronCache is well suited for scheduling, orchestrating, and scaling out this type of work.

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