Dkron vs Google Cloud Functions

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Dkron vs Google Cloud Functions: What are the differences?

Dkron: Distributed, fault tolerant job scheduling system. 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; Google Cloud Functions: A serverless environment to build and connect cloud services. Construct applications from bite-sized business logic billed to the nearest 100 milliseconds, only while your code is running.

Dkron and Google Cloud Functions can be categorized as "Serverless / Task Processing" tools.

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      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.

      What is Google Cloud Functions?

      Construct applications from bite-sized business logic billed to the nearest 100 milliseconds, only while your code is running
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          What are some alternatives to Dkron and Google Cloud Functions?
          Nomad
          Nomad is a cluster manager, designed for both long lived services and short lived batch processing workloads. Developers use a declarative job specification to submit work, and Nomad ensures constraints are satisfied and resource utilization is optimized by efficient task packing. Nomad supports all major operating systems and virtualized, containerized, or standalone applications.
          Rundeck
          A self-service operations platform used for support tasks, enterprise job scheduling, deployment, and more.
          AWS Lambda
          AWS Lambda is a compute service that runs your code in response to events and automatically manages the underlying compute resources for you. You can use AWS Lambda to extend other AWS services with custom logic, or create your own back-end services that operate at AWS scale, performance, and security.
          Serverless
          Build applications comprised of microservices that run in response to events, auto-scale for you, and only charge you when they run. This lowers the total cost of maintaining your apps, enabling you to build more logic, faster. The Framework uses new event-driven compute services, like AWS Lambda, Google CloudFunctions, and more.
          Cloud Functions for Firebase
          Cloud Functions for Firebase lets you create functions that are triggered by Firebase products, such as changes to data in the Realtime Database, uploads to Cloud Storage, new user sign ups via Authentication, and conversion events in Analytics.
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