keep-alive

keep-alive is a node module for defining and executing a simple keep-alive policy

npm install keep-alive
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keep-alive

You may or may not be aware that many PaaS providers have a policy to idle your web process after an period of inactivity.

keep-alive is a node module for defining and executing a simple keep-alive policy, by simply specifying your url and optional frequency

Installation

$ npm install keep-alive

Examples

once every half an hour.

var keepAlive = require('keep-alive')('http://example.com', 1800000);

once every 20 minutes.

keepAlive.add('http://example.com', 1200000);

stop keeping alive.

keepAlive.remove('http://example.com');

License

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2013 Colin Milhench colin@milhen.ch;

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the 'Software'), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED 'AS IS', WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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