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Beanstalk, a Simple and Fast Queueing Backend

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Web apps are increasingly focused on background jobs. In fact, the term “background job” almost seems inaccurate - the heavy lifting done by worker processes is often the meat of the app’s purpose. The web portion of the app, by comparison, does only the relatively lightweight work of putting job requests into queues, and later presenting the results of jobs as HTML or JSON.

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