[Backgroundrb-devel] stability of scheduler

hemant gethemant at gmail.com
Tue Dec 4 00:03:05 EST 2007

On Dec 4, 2007 1:49 AM, Ivo Dancet <caifara.subscribe at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi
> I'm experiencing some stability problems in BackgroundRB with
> scheduling. I have some long running tasks that start up on client
> request. The app then schedules BackgroundRB to start working at 1AM.
> We noticed the task sometimes just didn't start. No error, no log,
> nothing. I also find it annoying that I can't query the scheduler, so
> I find it really hard to debug problems like this.
> So I'm posing myself the question if it wouldn't be better to just use
> a small cron at 1AM that starts up requests that are for example being
> logged in the db. Is the backgroundrb scheduler fit for the job, am I
> doing something wrong, is the new version (1.0RC1) ten times more
> stable?

Please try new version, scheduling has certainly been improved a lot.
Mainly because,
thats for what I use bdrb.

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