Is it currently possible to run Celery with Redis (within app in Django) on App Platform without managed database for Redis?

Posted December 31, 2020 278 views
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I want to schedule a weekly task (i.e. saving numbers in the database) in my Django App using Celery. I found a good tutorial how to use celery with Django:

but since there are no tutorials on DO regarding how to use workers, I try to assemble the plan for setting it up by myself.

I successfully build the app using basic components (web service and database) and now I want to add Celery to it, but don’t know how to tackle this problem.

Do I need a Redis managed database for it, or will the worker component be enough to schedule weekly task for Django and Celery?

Thank you for your help.

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