Distributed Python

Build your Celery (the distributed task queue, not the vegetable) skills with weekly tutorials,
how-tos and articles about common gotchas.

August 21, 2018

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Hack: 2 Ways to make Celery 4 run on Windows

Posted by Bjoern Stiel

Celery no longer officially supports Windows since Celery version 4.x. And while Celery 3 does support Windows, it is not compatible with Celery 4. So if you have to resort to Windows for some (one) of your Celery tasks, you are stuck with a legacy Celery version across your infrastructure. Which is certainly not an acceptable situation.


July 10, 2018

Estimated reading time: 6 minutes

Fetch Timeseries From Quandl With Celery and Falcon

Posted by Bjoern Stiel

Falcon is a bare-metal, minimalist Python library for building fast web APIs. Falcon shines with a clean design that embraces HTTP and the REST architectural style. In this blog post, you will learn you to integrate Falcon with Celery. I will show you how to structure your Falcon/Celery project so that is easily maintainable and reusable. And, you will learn...


July 03, 2018

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

An incredibly simple no-frills Celery setup

Posted by Bjoern Stiel

Having to deal with the full-blown Celery infrastructure can be an overkill. If you want to run Celery on a Raspbery Pi, need to try something out quickly or are simply after a simple dev setup, a message broker (plus a result store) feels like using a sledgehammer to crack a nut. In this blog post you’ll learn how to...


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