Whispering Data
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Whispering Data

Understanding the Raison D’être of the Mighty Queue

Knowing when and how to deploy this simple and versatile tool can be an extremely powerful option in data system design.

The following scenario truthfully occurred in my career, and was the moment the queue’s purpose in a system “clicked” and became clear in my mind. I hope that sharing this problem, the resulting struggle, and how I eventually solved it has a similar effect on you.

Friday Afternoon

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