Background jobs for any language, by the makers of Sidekiq

What is Faktory?

Redis -> Sidekiq == Faktory -> Faktory. Faktory is a server daemon which provides a simple API to produce and consume background jobs. Jobs are a small JSON hash with a few mandatory keys.

Faktory is a tool in the Background Processing category of a tech stack.

Faktory is an open source tool with 3.27K Github Stars and 125 Github Forks. Here’s a link to Faktory's open source repository on Github

Who Uses Faktory?

Faktory integrates with

JavaScript, Node.js, Python, PHP, and Java are some of the popular tools that integrate with Faktory. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with Faktory.

Why people like Faktory

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Faktory.



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Faktory's alternatives

  • Sidekiq - Simple, efficient background processing for Ruby
  • Resque - A Redis-backed Ruby library for creating background jobs, placing them on multiple queues, and processing them later
  • Beanstalkd - A simple, fast work queue
  • delayed_job - Database backed asynchronous priority queue -- Extracted from Shopify
  • Kue - Kue is a priority job queue backed by redis, built for node.js

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