Amazon SQS vs Resque: What are the differences?
Amazon SQS: Fully managed message queuing service. Transmit any volume of data, at any level of throughput, without losing messages or requiring other services to be always available. With SQS, you can offload the administrative burden of operating and scaling a highly available messaging cluster, while paying a low price for only what you use; Resque: A Redis-backed Ruby library for creating background jobs, placing them on multiple queues, and processing them later. 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.
Amazon SQS and Resque are primarily classified as "Message Queue" and "Background Processing" tools respectively.
"Easy to use, reliable" is the primary reason why developers consider Amazon SQS over the competitors, whereas "Free" was stated as the key factor in picking Resque.
Resque is an open source tool with 8.54K GitHub stars and 1.57K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Resque's open source repository on GitHub.
Medium, Lyft, and Coursera are some of the popular companies that use Amazon SQS, whereas Resque is used by MAK IT, NoRedInk, and Yummypets. Amazon SQS has a broader approval, being mentioned in 384 company stacks & 103 developers stacks; compared to Resque, which is listed in 34 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.
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