Home » Redis

Tag Archives: Redis

Alternative Service Communication Using Pub/Sub

The HTTP protocol was designed for synchronous communication between two entities — for instance, a browser requesting a stylesheet or a server charging with a payment processor. Those are synchronous operations where nothing can proceed without an immediate response. Often communication can be asynchronous, like when queueing up work to be performed in the background. It is possible to use ...

Read More »

Heroku Data Links with Postgres and Redis

PostgreSQL has a great feature called Foreign Data Wrappers (FDW) that allows it to connect directly to outside systems. Although the setup can be a little complicated, once it’s available you can run queries with joins or subqueries against them, insert data, create views, etc. Heroku has dramatically simplified the process of using FDW with PostgreSQL and Redis thanks to ...

Read More »