A distributed lock
A django app for functions or tasks that needs distributed lock, e.g. for management commands that used in cron jobs
Install with pip in your environment:
$ pip install django-distributedlock
Add in your settings.py in INSTALLED_APPS
INSTALLED_APPS = ( ... 'distributedlock', ... )
django-distributedlock can be work with django cache or a database model, you must to set the client in the variable DISTRIBUTEDLOCK_CLIENT, with the values cache or database according your needs.:
DISTRIBUTEDLOCK_CLIENT="cache" # or "database"
For register a distrbuted function with decorator:
from distributedlock import distributedlock @distributedlock() def my_task(): print "running"
or you can use the sentence with:
with distributedlock('my_key_task'): print 'running'