What You Don't Get With ActiveJob

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Post by yours truly on Sitepoint’s Ruby section, “What You Don’t Get With ActiveJob”:

ActiveJob provides simple solutions to two problems faced by Rails developers when writing background jobs: queueing jobs (via the ActiveJob API) and serialization of ActiveRecord objects (via GlobalID).

It doesn’t, however, help with the third problem: writing resilient jobs that can survive in a production environment.