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ngx_lfqueue

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Introduction

ngx_lfqueue is the lock free queue container running on nginx share memory and it read/write across multiple threads and multiple workers without any lock!

ngx_lfqueue is zero downtime nginx reloadable, data is on share memory, data is backupable in case nginx stop and start.

Usage

1. Setup your lfqueue

There are 4 commands in this module

ngx_lfqueue_memory_allocate - main config scope (1 argument) allocate the suitable share memory size for all the queue.

ngx_lfqueue_name - main config scope (1 argument) init or reload the queue with a queue name, if the queue name existed on backup data, it will load from backup data.

ngx_lfqueue_backup - main config scope (2 arguments) backup the data with special unique split key and file path, if file path not mentioned, it will stored under same directory of nginx config file.

ngx_lfqueue_target - location config scope (1 argument) target which queue name to process data enqueue or dequeue. POST METHOD - Enqueue request body data GET METHOD - Dequeue queue message HEAD METHOD - Get the queue Info

# nginx.conf
http {
    ngx_lfqueue_memory_allocate 10m;
    ngx_lfqueue_name q1;
    ngx_lfqueue_name q2;
    ngx_lfqueue_name q3;
    ngx_lfqueue_backup |@| /tmp/ngx_lfqueue_data.txt;	
    ...
}

2. Enqueue the message to specific queue name ngx_lfqueue_target by using POST/PUT method only, the request_body will be taken as queue message, response code 202

# nginx.conf

server {
    ....
  location /processQueue {
       ngx_lfqueue_target q1;
   }

   location /processQueueWithArgVariable {
       ngx_lfqueue_target $arg_target;
   }
}

3. Dequeue the message by using GET method only, response code 200

# nginx.conf

server {
    ....
   location /processQueue {
       ngx_lfqueue_target q1;
   }
}

4. Get the queue info by using HEAD method only, response code 204, the headers response queue_size, total_enq, total_deq

# nginx.conf

server {
    ....
   location /processQueue {
       ngx_lfqueue_target q1;
   }
}

Calling the service via using http call

# for enqueue
POST /processQueue HTTP/1.1
Host: 127.0.0.1
Cache-Control: no-cache
Postman-Token: 858bacc8-4826-9d8e-5ec5-fde220351b5d

{"Data":"MESSAGE 1......."}

#  for dequeue

GET /processQueue HTTP/1.1
Host: 127.0.0.1
Cache-Control: no-cache
Postman-Token: a0f89290-981a-2e18-cd99-40fa7fe734a0

#  for dequeue by using variable pass in 


GET /processQueueWithArgVariable?target=q2 HTTP/1.1
Host: 127.0.0.1
Cache-Control: no-cache
Postman-Token: a0f89290-981a-2e18-cd99-40fa7fe734a0

#  for queue info

HEAD /processQueue HTTP/1.1
Host: 127.0.0.1
Cache-Control: no-cache
Postman-Token: 487251d4-51e9-33ee-58cf-343f259df27b

Installation

ngx_lfqueue is depends on lfqueue , install lfqueue as .so library before install ngx_lfqueue.

wget 'http://nginx.org/download/nginx-1.13.7.tar.gz'
tar -xzvf nginx-1.13.7.tar.gz
cd nginx-1.13.7/

./configure --add-module=/path/to/ngx_lfqueue

make -j2
sudo make install

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Test

It depends on nginx test suite libs, please refer test-nginx for installation.

cd /path/to/ngx_lfqueue
export PATH=/path/to/nginx-dirname:$PATH 
sudo prove t

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Support

Please do not hesitate to contact minikawoon2017@gmail.com for any queries or development improvement.

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Copyright & License

Copyright (c) 2018, Taymindis cloudleware2015@gmail.com

This module is licensed under the terms of the BSD license.

All rights reserved.

Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are met:

  1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer.
  2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution.

THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT OWNER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE.

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