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Background Processing

This module is for System Architects with some experience developing Pega solutions.

In this module, students learn how the background processing capabilities in Pega Platform™ allow you to offload tasks to help improve throughput and efficiency. Students learn how to configure queue processors and job schedulers to process tasks asynchronously.

What you'll learn

By the end of this course, you will be able to successfully:

  • Identify how background processing impacts application performance
  • Differentiate between a queue processor and a job scheduler
  • Identify the role of activities in task automation
  • Configure a queue processor to queue a task for background processing
  • Configure a job scheduler to perform a recurring or periodic task
  • Identify configuration requirements for activities used by queue processors and job schedulers

Course Outline

  1. Background Processing

    • Background processing
    • Activities and background processing
    • How to configure a queue processor
    • How to configure a job scheduler
    • Background process management
    • Assessment: Background processing

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  • Duration

    50 minutes

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