Question

Do App Platform Jobs have a timeout?

I have a job that uses libpostal to cleanup around 380k addresses in my database. When I first deployed the job, it stopped after around one hour with an error but no description. Is there a limitation of how long a job can run? Or maybe any other limitations that I should be aware of? The job produces a log message for every address it handled. Could there be a problem with the amount of log messages maybe?


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Accepted Answer

Sorry for the trouble. Jobs are limited to 30m. I’ve filed an internal ticket to document this limit and improve the error message. Jobs are currently limited to pre-deploy and post-deploy triggers. This batch-processing workload is an interesting use case we hadn’t considered. We’ll also consider this use case as we consider future functionality.