Message Queues

In Simple Terms

In real life, something as simple as a bakery has a queuing system: orders are queued by waiters and the baker processes them by dequeueing. Then, when pastries are made, the backer put them into the queue and waiters dequeue them to the tables.

Things that do not require a direct request/response communication can benefit from simply being queued and left a back-end system for processing. Simply described, a message queue is a mechanism for asynchronous communication between two distinct…



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Zaid Alissa Almaliki

Founder, Principal Data Engineer and Cloud Architect Consultant in DataAkkadian.