Ruby on Rails Thursday, June 22, 2017

On Thu, Jun 22, 2017 at 9:08 AM, David McDonald <> wrote:
> I've started to use wicked_pdf and it works fine. However, when I generate
> a PDF files, usually the CPU will get to ~80+% during the generation of the
> PDF by the wicked_pdf gem.

This is exactly the kind of use case AWS Lambda was made for.

You would have to switch to a PDF generator/converter in one of
the Lambda-supported languages, unfortunately, but for a very
occasional task this would be a lot cheaper than provisioning a
separate server that would be idle most of the time.

Hassan Schroeder ------------------------
twitter: @hassan
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