[Backgroundrb-devel] timeout resp. handling of crash situations

Jonathan Wallace jonathan.wallace at gmail.com
Thu Mar 12 13:17:58 EDT 2009


Hi Tobias,

It sounds like you're looking for a monitoring solution for your
workers.  I know some have used monit but I'm more familiar with god.

http://blog.jonathanrwallace.com/2008/08/monitoring-backgroundrb-workers-with-god/

Good luck,
 Jonathan

On Thu, Mar 12, 2009 at 10:43 AM, Tobias Overkamp
<tov-backgroundrb at overkamp.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> (hope this is not a double post but I assume I have sent the first
> message from the wrong email address).
>
> I'm quite new to BackgroundRB but want to make use of it now in a
> project.
> One thing I currently don't get (into my mind):
>
> What will happen if a worker (handled by the backgroundrb-Daemon) will
> die, crash, halt (perhaps due to power failure or similar things) during
> execution?
> I want to make use of the "enq_method" call to make sure that no request
> will get lost but I can not see any mechanism for a housekeeping after a
> crash. Do I miss something or do I have to query the database directly?
>
> Hope this is not an FAQ but I could not find any related queries/answers
> on Google etc.
>
> Best regards,
>
> Tobias.
>
>
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