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Real World Iron.io Solutions

The Iron.io platform powers the next generation of application development and distributed system design.


Microservices: Patterns For Building Modern Applications

Developing systems with Iron.io follows the pattern of loosely coupled and independent services centered around specific business capabilities. We take things one step further by providing the orchestration to streamline your systems into a cohesive architecture.

Top 10 Uses of a Message Queue

Create highly scalable and adaptive systems.

Top 10 Uses of a Worker System

Process your tasks in parallel at massive scale.

Asynchronous Processing


Run your tasks concurrently in the background to keep a smooth running user experience.

Mobile Compute Cloud


Use Iron.io as a mobile backend to cut app response times and deliver data reliably.

Big Data Analytics


Extract data from various sources, process, and deliver to a data store seamlessly.

Task Scheduling


Schedule your tasks in the cloud to avoid failures and system maintenance.

Evented Web


Use webhooks to automatically kick off processes in real-time based on actionable events.

Internet of Things


Capture and deliver data from various connected devices in a secure and reliable manner.

Our Customers Do Amazing Things

We love the ways our users leverage the power of Iron.io to build innovative systems for their real world use cases.
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How One Developer Serves Millions of Beers
Moving from a monolithic app to a highly scalable microservices architecture.

How to Power Intelligent Traffic Systems
Collecting, processing, and storing big data generated from the Internet of Things.

How To Integrate Multiple APIs With Iron.io
Using IronMQ push queues to reliably deliver data to various services.

Learn By Example

Follow along with tutorials complete with code samples. See a few of the many things you can do with Iron.io and how you can integrate Iron.io with additional services. We'll be adding more real world tutorials soon.

Sending Email & Notifications


Reach all your users in less time using the concurrent nature of Iron.io.

Processing Images


Offload and scale your heavy lifting to Iron.io for more efficient processing.

Crawl the Web


Schedule, orchestrate and scale data extraction scripts with Iron.io.

Integrate Iron.io With Additional Services

Our easy to use and extendable REST API allows developers to quickly integrate Iron.io with various third party services for work offload, data ingestion, buffering, and more. Below are a few examples complete with source code.


Build an ETL Pipeline with Segment.io


Schedule SMS and Calls on Twilio


Schedule Email with Sendgrid and Iron.io


The Power of Webhook Architectures

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