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From Jan Provazník <>
Subject Re: Deltacloud Tracker Design (Draft)
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2012 11:43:00 GMT
On 06/08/2012 01:12 PM, Jan Provazník wrote:
>>>> # Implementation Notes
>>>> We will need to run a background job that performs the state
>>>> polling. DelayedJob seems like the right tool for this; we'll want a
>>> +1 for delayed job - we already have this requirement in conductor
>> What we need is slightly different from what delayed job gives you: we
>> need cron-like functionality to run tasks at fixed intervals, whereas
>> delayed job is used for handling one-shot tasks in the background. It's
>> possible to use delayed job for this, but hopefully somebody else has
>> come up with something that is closer. (Haven't looked yet)
> True, we were choosing some tool for this purpose on Aeolus side too few
> weeks/months ago (before we knew about Tracker). Richard Su made lot of
> work in this area (CCing him) so it would worh discuss this with him,
> wiki page with related stuff is here:

or even better his patches could be reused in Tracker

> mail thread is here:

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