Beanstalkd vs. delayed_job vs. Que

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What is Beanstalkd?

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.

What is delayed_job?

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.

What is Que?

Que is a high-performance alternative to DelayedJob or QueueClassic that improves the reliability of your application by protecting your jobs with the same ACID guarantees as the rest of your data.
Why do developers choose Beanstalkd?
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Why do developers choose delayed_job?
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Why do developers choose Que?
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What are the cons of using Beanstalkd?
No Cons submitted yet for Beanstalkd
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What are the cons of using delayed_job?
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What are the cons of using Que?
No Cons submitted yet for Que
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How much does Beanstalkd cost?
How much does delayed_job cost?
How much does Que cost?
What companies use Beanstalkd?
34 companies on StackShare use Beanstalkd
What companies use delayed_job?
13 companies on StackShare use delayed_job
What companies use Que?
4 companies on StackShare use Que
No integrations listed yet
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Que?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Que

What are some alternatives to Beanstalkd, delayed_job, and Que?

  • 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
  • Kue - Kue is a priority job queue backed by redis, built for node.js
  • Bull - Premium Queue package for handling jobs and messages in NodeJS

See all alternatives to Beanstalkd

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