Forum: Ruby on Rails background jobs , comparison esp for sending emails

C25d913c4111f0db9ca31f0595eba878?d=identicon&s=25 Tom Tom (tingle)
on 2010-12-10 22:10
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hi, im new to backgroundjobs etc. a quick look revealed a lot of
is there any kind of comparsion out there? im looking into this coz i
have a
lot 'notification emails' triggered by observers which i kinda want to
exclude from the workflow and pass it on into a 'mail' queue or similar.

any ideas if there is a comparison etc out there?

2c036193344d9e20914ed4968d0b3656?d=identicon&s=25 tramuntanal (Guest)
on 2010-12-12 14:51
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You can follow engine yard recomendations:
or use raw cron

I advice that EngineYard recomendation against backgroundrb is realy
true. I
had to remove backgroundrb from a production app (not hosted in
and use raw crons because the background server failed a lot.


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91a72b0ad3e43e3ef3a31816667ec694?d=identicon&s=25 Bill Walton (Guest)
on 2010-12-12 14:59
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I'm using Background Job to send emails with the same objective.  It's
working well.,

Fce8e97a4f558dcdd7d6a64f02c493a6?d=identicon&s=25 Vladimir Rybas (Guest)
on 2010-12-12 18:13
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I usually use Delayed Job, but it seems like not a best solution for
highload apps. Here is nice article about Resque
but haven't tried it yet.
00973881979aa0a660ffbbb2f7a907fb?d=identicon&s=25 Peter De Berdt (Guest)
on 2010-12-13 09:06
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We are using Nanite, amongst other things to generate complex mails
and send them off. Works brilliantly and we don't even load the Rails
environment into the nanite workers, making every worker a nicely
contained, very memory-friendly entity. Nanite is very scalable.
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