Cron Jobs

In the fast-paced world of the internet age, everyone knows that efficiency is key. One way for you to increase efficiency is by automating repetitive tasks, especially if you’re an overworked or overwhelmed webmaster who simply doesn’t have the time or the power to keep up with miniscule tasks when there’s other work to be done. Thankfully, this…

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Batch processing means getting a lot of one type of task done all in one go, saving time, effort and money. There are many ways to do this, but businesses are always hunting for more efficient ways to do more without over-complicating their apps or business tools. Today, we’re going to look at how a user-friendly…

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background jobs

Every web application has crucial tasks that need to run in the background. They run outside of the main web response loop, but ensure any number of critical jobs gets done to keep the web-based application running smoothly. This means end users enjoy an engaging app experience, without it grinding to a halt every time…

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Love them or hate them, containers have become part of the infrastructure running just about everything. From Kubernetes to Docker, almost everyone has their version of containers. The most commonly used is still Docker.  IronWorker was among the very first to combine serverless management with containers. In this article we will give a high-level overview…

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celery python

Celery is an implementation of the task queue concept, one that significantly enhances the end user’s experience. It also benefits developers by saving them time, so that they can focus on what really matters — their ideas and innovations. That is why it remains one of the most popular background job managers in the Python…

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How to Create a Docker Container App development and deployment now needs to be slicker and simpler than ever. To stay ahead of the competition, you need to be able to get your app up and running quickly without a ton of conflict issues or worrying that problems will arise depending upon which device is…

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celery python

Introduction Python Celery is an open-source project for implementing asynchronous task queues and job queues. If you’re looking for a good Python Celery overview, check out our article “What is Python Celery?”. But now that we’ve discussed how Python Celery works, what about the pros and cons of using Python Celery, or what real users have…

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Vs 5 important differences between Celery vs. IronWorker: Language: Celery runs on Python. IronWorker is “language agnostic.” Performance: IronWorker has far more features than Celery. (It has a better UI too!) Scalability: IronWorker is, hands down, much easier to scale. Price: Celery has an open-source license (this means it’s free!), but it comes with limitations. They…

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AWS Fargate

IronWorker is a prominent competitor to AWS Fargate, a worker system which truly rivals and runs alongside its alternatives with its parallel worker system. Here’s a bit of a comparison between the two, in particular with regards to security and functionality. Fargate was developed as a secure system resistant to user errors Fargate runs tasks within…

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A very common use case for using a service like Twilio is to be able to schedule calls or SMS’s. Maybe you want to schedule a conference call, schedule a text to go out at specific time, or notify all your users about something via SMS every day. Twilio doesn’t have scheduling built in, but here’s an…

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