[Catalyst] Job Queue recommendation

Bill Moseley moseley at hank.org
Fri Jan 21 20:13:49 GMT 2011

On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 7:30 AM, Alexander Hartmaier <
alexander.hartmaier at t-systems.at> wrote:

> t0m created CatalystX::JobServer which is currently only available on
> github:
> https://github.com/bobtfish/CatalystX-JobServer

So, venturing a bit off topic, anyone have suggestions on managing worker
("consumer") processes?

There seems to be two common approaches. One is to just start up a bunch of
worker processes independently (managed like any other daemon) killing and
starting more as needed.  Another is using a manager process that forks off
workers and will kill long-running or memory-consuming processes and respawn
if a process dies.  Perhaps monitoring queue sizes and adjusting as

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Bill Moseley
moseley at hank.org
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