[web-devel] Better web app deployment

Aristid Breitkreuz aristidb at googlemail.com
Fri May 4 20:03:37 CEST 2012

Indeed. It sounds like you should not use the deployment tool. As far as I
know Yesod still works without it.


Am Freitag, 4. Mai 2012 schrieb Vagif Verdi :

> Why not ? It's an intranet app, few users, it does what we need. Its
> simple to deploy (one app instead of several separate apps). Much simpler
> infrastructure. Now i understand those awesome startups who deploy to
> Heroku of AWS or what have you in hopes to build next Facebook. Sure, go
> wild, nosql, thousands workers complex infrastructure.
> But why would i overcomplicate my small intranet app, just because your
> deployment tool is not flexible enough ? It would be simpler for me just
> not to use your deployment tool :)
> On Friday, May 4, 2012 10:10:32 AM UTC-7, Lyndon wrote:
>> I don't think that it's generally considered a good idea to have
>> long-running processes occurring in-app. I know that on Heroku there
>> are 'workers' that you can provision to take care of such tasks. These
>> could even run as their own apps that connect to the same resources
>> for queueing, etc, in order to reuse the deployment interfaces and
>> infrastructure.
>> Deciding to hold off on a restart of an application due to what would
>> usually be asynchronous operations seems a bit fishy.
>> On Sat, May 5, 2012 at 12:32 AM, Vagif Verdi  wrote:
>> > I have an intranet app that has a couple of long running operations.
>> Say
>> > batch print 50 pdf files to printer. Or submit 10,000 invoices to ADP
>> Tax
>> > server (end of month).
>> >
>> > Maybe killing the app server should be optional.
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > On Friday, May 4, 2012 7:55:21 AM UTC-7, Michael Snoyman wrote:
>> >>
>> >> send the TERM signal to the old app,
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