Bigwig is now available on Heroku.
It’s been a big week for Bigwig! We’re now live on Heroku with plans ranging from a no-cost testing tier through to production-ready services. The Bigwig add-on is powered by the open source RabbitMQ broker and comes with a slew of advantages for developers and organisations:
Using a message broker is a great way to decouple your applications to help them scale, to cope with peaks of activity, or as a central integration technology.
Bigwig is powered by the open source RabbitMQ broker. It is it is the leading implementation of AMQP, the open standard for business messaging.
RabbitMQ was built from the ground up to interoperate with other technologies: it supports numerous platforms allowing you to connect a wide variety of applications. RabbitMQ Bigwig puts this flexibility in the cloud, connecting applications anywhere on the Internet.
RabbitMQ allows you to implement a huge variety of messaging patterns, and with the AMQP model, it is you who controls the broker.
Getting started with Bigwig takes minutes, and there are guides to getting started with RabbitMQ for many platforms.
You can start using Bigwig here.