Uwsgi web app with cron tasks?
I have written an application using webpy (webpy.org). Part of this web application is repetitive background tasks for statistical functions. I have used python library
to execute cron style schedules. Because
it allows the web server to work offline during development. This setup went fine.
However, when it was deployed, I found that APScheduler was no longer functional. The deployment procedure follows this article to a large extent . My entry point program still prints successful scheduling logs. But it looks like uwsgi pauses the web app launch (thread pause) when no requests are accepted. If I refresh the page, APScheduler will wake up, printing out multiple messages
WARNING:apscheduler.scheduler:Run time of job "worker (trigger: cron[...], next run at: ..)" was missed by 0:04:36.389705
. They don't work as scheduled.
My question is how do I schedule cron style tasks when deploying a uwsgi web app. I saw that uwsgi has cron support. But I am wondering how can I mix it with my application like APScheduler (or replace it)? Tasks depend on multiple modules and dynamic properties of the application, so they cannot be easily converted to stand-alone .py programs.
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