Wednesday, October 25, 2023

Re: Management command scheduling options


On 25/10/2023 11:49 pm, Adam Stein wrote:
On Wed, 2023-10-25 at 08:24 -0400, Larry Martell wrote:
On Wed, Oct 25, 2023 at 5:35 AM Mike Dewhirst <> wrote:


I looked at APScheduler and like Celery it is too much of a sledgehammer for my tiny problem.

I ended up using cron to launch the command each day. It works perfectly.

My task now is to find a way to automate establishment of that crontab entry when the project is migrated to a new server.

How are new servers deployed? How many new servers will be deployed?
If it's a one off thing you are doing manually, you just have to
remember to do it. If there are many, then you should use a tool like
terraform or octopus, or something similar and have that do it.

I use django-crontab myself for cron jobs. That way, I can add or update easily during deployment. Maybe you can make use of that so you can keep everything in your project.

This looks excellent, Adam. Thanks. I'll report back in due course.


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