[Baypiggies] Asynchronous web tasks
jkaderlan at yahoo.com
Thu Feb 2 20:18:16 CET 2012
Yeah, this is the standard advice I've seen for solving this problem: cron for scheduled jobs and RabbitMQ/celery or 0MQ for other tasks.
> From: Dirk Bergstrom <dirk at otisbean.com>
>To: baypiggies at python.org
>Sent: Thursday, February 2, 2012 9:19 AM
>Subject: Re: [Baypiggies] Asynchronous web tasks
>On 02/02/2012 08:28 AM, Meenal Pant wrote:
>> I use Django in production and now have a need to perform asynchronous
>> backend tasks that
>> a. Are some scheduled jobs
>> b. Jobs triggered via a user input via Django frontend.
>> I have been thinking of using twisted or message queues (RabbitMQ and
>> celery) to achieve this. From my research so far:
>> I am looking for some opinions /recommendations to use one of these two
>> technologies or something else altogether ?
>How's about cron for a and subprocess.Popen for b?
>Start with the simplest implementation that will work, and only move to something complicated if you desperately need it. Adding another heavyweight set of libraries to a Django app is not going to help you get more sleep at night.
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