Can we pause a task for a definite time or can we retry a task after definite time ? if yes then how ?
It depends on how we define pausing a task. You could do:
time.sleep(60) to sort of “pause” for 60 seconds before continuing with some other action in your flow.
100% yes! This is what
retry_delay is for. Here is the syntax for Prefect 1.0:
import datetime from prefect import task # retry up to 3 times, waiting 3 min between each retry @task(max_retries=3, retry_delay=datetime.timedelta(minutes=3)) def your_task(): ...