Easy distributed locks using Redis08 Sep 2014
Wombat is a very concurrent application. It runs on multiple hosts, processes and threads, and sometimes we need to lock an execution to be exclusively performed across all threads, no matter the host or process. As any other distributed application, we can’t use a simple Ruby Mutex, so we implemented a Mutex using Redis, which can be shared across all threads.
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