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Background jobs for any language, by the makers of Sidekiq
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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 3.6K GitHub stars and 147 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Faktory's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Faktory?



Faktory Integrations

JavaScript, PHP, Node.js, Python, 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 developers like Faktory?

Here’s a list of reasons why companies and developers use Faktory
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Faktory Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Faktory?
Sidekiq uses threads to handle many jobs at the same time in the same process. It does not require Rails but will integrate tightly with Rails 3/4 to make background processing dead simple.
Background jobs can be any Ruby class or module that responds to perform. Your existing classes can easily be converted to background jobs or you can create new classes specifically to do work. Or, you can do both.
Beanstalks's interface is generic, but was originally designed for reducing the latency of page views in high-volume web applications by running time-consuming tasks asynchronously.
Delayed_job (or DJ) encapsulates the common pattern of asynchronously executing longer tasks in the background. It is a direct extraction from Shopify where the job table is responsible for a multitude of core tasks.
It is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. It includes Adaptive process spawning, Advanced process management with graceful stop/start, Emergency restart in case of accidental opcode cache destruction etc.
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Faktory's Followers
4 developers follow Faktory to keep up with related blogs and decisions.
Nicolas Marshall
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