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Mastering Redis by Jeremy Nelson

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Task management with Redis and Celery

Celery, an asynchronous task queue project available at http://www.celeryproject.org, is based on distributed message passing and allows execution of individual tasks. With Celery, you can specify different message broker backends, with Redis being one of the supported message brokers. In a basic use case for Celery, a Celery application or instance is created for handling such operations as creating tasks and managing workers that respond to those tasks.

To show how Celery can be used in a simple application, we'll implement an application based on the following scenario: a small school district with a single high school wants a class room reservation system for after-school activities. While there are many ...

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