Posts tagged as rails

Running background workers on anynines

Background workers are good for you As time and coding goes, your application will grow and become more and more complex. In such a system you will sometimes have to run time-consuming tasks or tasks that are very computationally intensive. You know what this means – app slows down to a crawl. Fortunately, this is… Read more »

How to schedule background jobs using the clockwork-gem

First of all the most obvious question has to be discussed: Why we can’t just use cron for scheduled jobs? An essential part of a PaaS is to isolate running application instances from another. Therefore all application instances run in so called Warden containers. Warden is an operating system level virtualization framework shipped with Cloud Foundry,… Read more »