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Gearman protocol. Notes compiled by Eric Day, principle author of the C server implementation. # 13th January 2009, 4:44 pm

New Gearman Server & Library in C, MySQL UDFs. Gearman, the job queue written for LiveJournal and now used by Digg and Yahoo!, has been rewritten in C. Looks like a good candidate for an easily configured lightweight message queue. Also includes hooks for writing MySQL functions that can interact with queues. # 13th January 2009, 4:41 pm