122 RR Daemons with Kenneth Kalmer

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    01:49 – Kenneth Kalmer Introduction

    02:33 – How to say “daemon”

    03:47 – Definition

    04:48 – Sending signals to daemons

    06:02 – What daemons are used for

    08:26 – The process of starting up a daemon

    11:10 – .pid file management

    13:40 – Cron Job

    17:37 – Why the JVM isn’t good for running daemons

    20:18 – Daemonizing on a Windows system

    21:53 – Getting daemons to start up when the server starts

    25:02 – Writing a daemon

    29:22 – When would you want to create your own daemon?

    • Metrics Gathering

    32:54 – Communicating with daemons

    36:29 – Deployment cycle for daemons

    40:11 – Sharing Code

    48:51 – What do you put in the payload of the jobs?

    53:23 – Knowing when something goes wrong

    Book Club

    Confident Ruby by Avdi Grimm! Use the discount code ROGUESCLUB for 20% off of any of the editions! Avdi will talk about the book on the show on October 16th, 2013.

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    ROM with Piotr Solnica