What is Dkron?
Dkron is a system service that runs scheduled jobs at given intervals or times, just like the cron unix service but distributed in several machines in a cluster. If a machine fails (the leader), a follower will take over and keep running the scheduled jobs without human intervention.
Dkron is a tool in the Serverless / Task Processing category of a tech stack.
Why developers like Dkron?
Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Dkron
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- Executor plugins
- Processor plugins
- Web UI
- Rest API
- Job retries
- Job chaining
- Concurrency control
- Historial Metrics
- Docker executor
- AWS ECS executor
- Elasticsearch processor
- Advanced Email processor
- Embedded storage engine (etcd)
- Web UI Authorization
- API Authorization
- Dedicated Support
Dkron Alternatives & Comparisons
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