Scrapy Cloud FAQ

How Can I Set a Number of Scrapy Cloud Units to Use for a Periodic Job?
Please see the footnotes in Scheduling Periodic Jobs article.
Wed, 3 Feb, 2021 at 8:36 AM
Why Can't I Add Members to the Organisation?
It's because of the lack of permissions -- only organisation owners can add members to the organisation.
Wed, 3 Feb, 2021 at 8:36 AM
Can I Configure My Periodic Job To Run a Spider Every Minute?
When a job in Scrapy Cloud is launched, first a container is created and then the job starts. This process of creating a container takes some time, up to a ...
Wed, 3 Feb, 2021 at 8:36 AM
Why Not All Scrapy Cloud Units Used To Run Jobs?
Because it may take up to 2 minutes for the spider run to stop completely and the Unit's resources to be released. This issue is often observed in ...
Tue, 20 Apr, 2021 at 2:42 PM
How can i confirm whether or not i have the Github Student Pack enabled?
After you have signed up as a student, you should be able to run a job using any spider and one unit for an unlimited amount of time at no cost. 
Wed, 30 Jun, 2021 at 3:58 PM