How the end-to-end back-pressure mechanism inside Wallaroo works

A detailed look at how several back-pressure mechanisms inside Wallaroo create an end-to-end back-pressure mechanism to protect Wallaroo from overload by high-volume data sources. Part two of a two-part series.

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Some Common Mitigation Techniques for Overload in Queueing Networks

A review of overload mitigation techniques for queuing networks and distributed systems. Part one in a two-part series.

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How We Test the Stateful Autoscaling of Our Stream Processing System

Repeatability is key in testing, and even more so in complex systems tests where many moving pieces come together. Dive into this post for an overview of how we instrument and automate the testing of Wallaroo’s autoscale features.

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Performance testing a low-latency stream processing system

How we performance test Wallaroo, our high-performance, low-latency stream processing system.

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How We Built Wallaroo to Process Millions of Messages/Sec with Microsecond Latencies

How we approached designing Wallaroo with performance in mind and some principles that could be useful when building your own performance-sensitive software systems.

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