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= Name

Starling - a light weight server for reliable distributed message passing.

= Synopsis

  # Start the Starling server as a daemonized process:
  starling -h -d

  # Put messages onto a queue:
  require 'memcache'
  starling ='')
  starling.set('my_queue', 12345)

  # Get messages from the queue:
  require 'memcache'
  starling ='')
  loop { puts starling.get('my_queue') }

  # See the Starling documentation for more information.

= Description

Starling is a powerful but simple messaging server that enables reliable 
distributed queuing with an absolutely minimal overhead. It speaks the
MemCache protocol for maximum cross-platform compatibility. Any language
that speaks MemCache can take advantage of Starling's queue facilities.

= Known Issues

* Starling is "slow" as far as messaging systems are concerned. In practice,
  it's fast enough.

= Authors

Blaine Cook <>

= Copyright

Starling - a light-weight server for reliable distributed message passing.
Copyright 2007 Blaine Cook <>, Twitter Inc.

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