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Beanstalkd is a fast, distributed, in-memory workqueue service. Its interface is generic, but was designed for use in reducing the latency of page views in high-volume web applications by running most time-consuming tasks asynchronously.
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README

This is beanstalkd, a fast, general-purpose work queue.

See http://xph.us/software/beanstalkd/ for general info.

See doc/protocol.txt for details of the on-the-wire protocol.

To build beanstalkd, just type "make".

To run unit tests, you must have CUT installed. Then type "make check".

CUT can be found at http://sourceforge.net/projects/cut/.

Known Bugs:

 * Sending a line of exactly MAX_LINE_LENGTH chars (not including the trailing
   "\r\n") will cause the server to hang up.
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