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Cron jobs vs Mars engine events

Cron jobs can be very useful when you need to do the same thing over and over again. Developers can set up cron jobs to do things for them on a virtual private server or any Unix-like operating system. This saves a lot of time, allowing developers to do other important things. 

Cron has been popular for decades because it's easy to use and available everywhere. The downside to this flexibility is that cron job maintenance and debugging can be a real headache. Cron jobs also have several potential pitfalls, like excessive pooling or a steep learning curve of completely separate syntax, where configuring complex cron jobs can be lenghty. 

However, even simple cron jobs can be very useful for many applications, where a simple cron job can save hours of repetitive work. 

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