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Handling slow requests in your Go web server

Jaime Silvela at dotGo 2017

A common pattern when serving slow web requests is to send to a queue, such as beanstalkd, and then handle the work in async fashion.

In Go we can implement a queue with channels or forget the queue idea completely. Either way, we don't need to serialize/deserialize requests any more.


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The usual caveats apply here: whether these solutions are a fit for you depend on your particular details.

This article added to my determination to move away from queues.