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A background job processing library for Clojure
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What is Goose?

It is a simple, reliable & scalable background processing library for Clojure. It has a transparent design & cloud-native architecture.
Goose is a tool in the Background Processing category of a tech stack.
Goose is an open source tool with 172 GitHub stars and 4 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Goose's open source repository on GitHub

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Goose's Features

  • Reliable - code/hardware/network failure won't cause data loss
  • Transparent design & cloud-native architecture
  • Scheduling
  • Error handling & retries
  • Concurrency & parallelism using java thread-pools
  • Unit, integration & performance tests

Goose Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Goose?
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Background jobs can be any Ruby class or module that responds to perform. Your existing classes can easily be converted to background jobs or you can create new classes specifically to do work. Or, you can do both.
Beanstalks's interface is generic, but was originally designed for reducing the latency of page views in high-volume web applications by running time-consuming tasks asynchronously.
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