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Updated: Sep 27, 2022 — 1 min Read — #queues

Removing Jobs of a Specific Type from a Laravel Queue

How to remove a job from the queue without having to purge the entire queue.

Updated: Jul 5, 2022 — 1 min Read — #queues

Avoiding Lock Timeouts When Dispatching Large Batches of Jobs in Laravel

A look into why dispatching very large batches of jobs is better done in chunks.

Updated: Mar 10, 2021 — 2 min Read — #queues

Rationing Your Laravel Queue Workers Memory And CPU Consumption

If you're running your queue workers on a server with limited resources, or a server that's also used to serve HTTP requests and do other tasks, it's important to ration the resource used by the workers. Let's see how we can do that.

Updated: Feb 19, 2021 — 2 min Read — #queues

Common Issues That Cause Laravel's Queue Workers Not to Restart

If the worker doesn't exit after a restart signal and you checked its status, you'll find the uptime much longer. If that's the case, here are a couple of things to check.

Updated: Feb 19, 2021 — 1 min Read — #queues

Job Encryption in Laravel

Job Encryption was introduced in Laravel v8.19.0. Let's see why you might need it and how you can use it.

Updated: Feb 19, 2021 — 3 min Read — #databases #queues #notifications

Better Management of Database Transactions in Laravel 8

Using database transactions is a powerful way to ensure data integrity. However, it's a bit tricky to control how non-sql code that runs around database transactions behaves when transactions are committed or rolled back. In this post, we'll look into the new transactions management capabilities in Laravel 8.

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The problem behind "Integrity constraint violation: 1062 Duplicate entry for key 'failed_jobs_uuid_unique'"

Updated: Feb 19, 2021 — 1 min Read — #queues

Dispatching Unique Jobs to Laravel Queues

With a few simple changes, we are going to ensure only a single instance of a given job exists in the queue at any given time.

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Updated: Oct 21, 2020 — 1 min Read — #queues

Designing reliable queued jobs: Making Jobs Self-contained

To design reliable queued jobs, we must consider each stage the jobs go through. In this post, we're going to look at one of the most important things to consider when designing a queued job.

Updated: Feb 19, 2021 — 1 min Read — #queues

Avoiding Memory Leaks When Running Laravel Queue Workers

Avoiding memory leaks can be a bit challenging. Over time, some references will pile up in the server memory that won't be detected by PHP. In this post, we'll look at our options in dealing with this.

Updated: Sep 16, 2020 — 1 min Read — #queues

Switching Between Queue Drivers in Laravel Without Stopping the World

Each of the queue drivers supported by Laravel has its pros and cons, and sometimes you may want to switch between drivers to accommodate business needs. In this post we're going to look into the possible ways to switch between drivers.

Updated: Sep 7, 2020 — 3 min Read — #queues

Job Batching in Laravel: How It Works

Laravel 8 ships with a neat feature that allows us to dispatch a group of jobs to the queue to be executed in parallel. In this post, we're going to look into how this works under the hood.

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