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Hutch, an Awesome Async Library for RabbitMQ, Open Sourced

09.10.2013
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A UK company called GoCardless has just open sourced a library that became very crucial to their direct debit software's infrastructure as they built it out.  The tool is a Ruby library called Hutch, and here's what it does:

Hutch is a Ruby library for enabling asynchronous inter-service communication in a service-oriented architecture, using RabbitMQ.
-- Harry Marr


You can take it for a spin by visiting the GitHub repo.  The blog post about the release on GoCardless.com gives a case study of how their architecture evolved with Hutch. There was also a tweet from Marr that revealed a little more about the message volume on their broker cluster: