Writing a Persistent PHP Daemon for RabbitMQ Event Consumption

Writing a Persistent PHP Daemon for RabbitMQ Event Consumption

A demonstration on how to write a persistent PHP consumer for RabbitMQ RPC queues.  This tutorial assumes you already are familiar with connecting to RabbitMQ.  The demonstration focuses on making the PHP consumer persistent through mitigation of PHP's inherent memory leaks through a managed parent-child fork() model allowing your consumer applications to run indefinitely.

System76 - The Rise of the Linux Desktop

System76 - The Rise of the Linux Desktop

I recently purchased a new System-76 Lemur Ubuntu 14.04 laptop.  I present my rationale for choosing this laptop over the Dell XPS-13 DE, and my first impressions.  I also side-bar a bit about Macbooks, iOS and the rise of Docker as a response.

RabbitMQ Upgrade Fails on Ubuntu and Derivatives

RabbitMQ Upgrade Fails on Ubuntu and Derivatives

RabbitMQ suddenly fails to update using apt-get update/upgrade command on Ubuntu and it's derivatives.  RabbitMQ updated their PGP key and this short article explains how to obtain and install the updated key so that you can install the latest greatness.