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Simple Worker Queue with Procs in MagLev

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At the last PDX.rb meeting, Jesse Cooke presented “A very simple implementation of a background queue/worker” in MagLev. His program uses ruby Proc objects as the unit of work. Since procs are just objects, MagLev can save them to disk and run them in any MagLev VM connected to the repository. Instant, native distributed worker queue!
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July 8, 2011 at 8:51 am

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Indexing Collections in MagLev

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MagLev brings built-in, scalable object persistence to Ruby. You can store large numbers of objects persistently on disk and retrieve them from any VM connected to the repository, all with ACID transactions. Large collections of data often need to be searched. This post introduces MagLev’s indexing and collection querying features.

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April 30, 2010 at 3:01 pm

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Multiple Repositories in MagLev

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MagLev stores all of its state, including application classes and code, in a repository. By default, MagLev has one repository named “maglev”. But there are times you may want to have multiple repositories. If you have multiple applications, you may want to store each in its own repository. Or, you may want one repository per developer, or different repositories for development, test, staging and deployment. MagLev provides some management tools that allow you to create, destroy, start, stop and perform other tasks on repositories.

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January 29, 2010 at 2:16 pm

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