My buddy Mattias and I run a monitoring service called Oh Dear! We plan on regularly writing cool stuff on the technical and commericial challenges we face. Here's the first post on how we scale our queues.
Laravel offers a convenient way to create asynchronous background tasks using its queues. We utilize those heavily at Oh Dear! for all our monitoring jobs and in this post we'll share some of our lessons learned and what we consider to be best practices.
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