We have a serious problem on our hands. We wanted our workers to get to work by sleeping (which is what their work is) but we can’t actually tell them to work. No clue what I’m talking about? You can read Part 1 here where I describe the situation more calmly. Or skip it if you can’t be bothered — we have to fix this mess before it gets out of control.

A quick recap on the circumstances: We send messages to a RabbitMQ task queue and these messages are picked up by the workers who then proceed to sleep…


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