1. Redis as a job queue (deployed on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure Classic), and
2. a Java based service which acts as a asynchronous processor (a.k.a Worker) deployed to Oracle Application Container Cloud
Worker applications ?
Traditionally, any service deployed to Oracle Application Container Cloud was was required to bind to
$PORT and was given a public URL. But this is actually not required for all kinds of workloads/app types — so you were forced to do things like expose a REST endpoint for a batch processing app ( I know I have 😉 )
Worker applications were built to tackle these kind of problems (and more) and they differ from traditional ACCS applications. Read the complete article here.
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