beanqueue

DESCRIPTION:

This is a beanstalk-based job-queueing-manager, replacement for gem 'stalker' with additions:

  1. jobs grouping

  2. jobs threading and forking

  3. logging

  4. background run (as daemon)

  5. stalker makes to include full gem in application, but needed only client-side

This is a client-side gem. For a worker you need

INSTALL:

gem install beanqueue

CONFIGURATION:

in regular app:

require 'beanqueue'    
Beanqueue.connect 'localhost:11300'

for multiple servers:

Beanqueue.connect 'localhost:11300', '192.168.1.1:11300', '192.168.1.1:11301'

in rails app just make config/beanstalk.yml:

host: localhost
port: 11300

or for multiple servers:

nodes:
  - host: localhost
    port: 11300

  - host: 192.168.1.1
    port: 11300

  - host: 192.168.1.1
    port: 11301

you can load YAML from non-Rails app with:

Beanqueue.connect Beanqueue.get_params('./config/beanstalk.yml')

USAGE:

Beanqueue.push 'some.job', param1: 'val1', param2: 'val2'

or with params:

Beanqueue.push 'some.job', 
   { param1: 'val1', param2: 'val2' },
   timeout:  60.seconds,  # job will be re-put after this time of execution
                          # default is 2.minutes

   priority: 100,         # beanstalk inner priority, bigger - higher
                          # default is 65536
                          # I prefer to use grouping instead

   delay:    5,           # delay job queuing
                          # default is 0

   fork:     true         # does job should be performed in fork
                          # default is set in worker/job definition

LICENSE:

(The MIT License)

Copyright © 2011 Andrew Shaydurov

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