Beanstalk for long running jobs…but not too long.

How long is too long? The answer may surprise you! tl;dr: It’s 30 minutes. To support tasks that take a long time AWS Elastic Beanstalk provides Worker Environments to make developing applications which consume an SQS queue easier. There are a lot of benefits to this but it does come with some caveats if your jobs … More Beanstalk for long running jobs…but not too long.