Best practice for variables shared between processes?

Simon Wistow simon at
Wed Sep 22 17:51:53 BST 2010

On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 07:49:07AM +0100, Leon Brocard said:
> > Use a queue?
> ... instead of writing yet more software. A couple are:
> > ApacheMQ | RabbitMQ | Beanstalkd
> And probably also Redis. I've used all of them and would probably
> recommend Redis for something lightweight and RabbitMQ for something
> heavyweight with clustering.

Redis doesn't have queues (i.e deliver to only one subscriber), it only 
has topics (deliver to all subscribers).

I wrote a patch which allows queues but it's never been pulled back into 

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