Sidekiq vs. Beanstalkd vs. delayed_job

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Description

What is Sidekiq?

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.

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.

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Why do developers choose Sidekiq?
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    Why do developers choose Beanstalkd?
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    Why do developers choose delayed_job?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Sidekiq?
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    What are the cons of using Beanstalkd?
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    What are the cons of using delayed_job?
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    Pricing

    How much does Sidekiq cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Sidekiq?
    325 companies on StackShare use Sidekiq
    What companies use Beanstalkd?
    27 companies on StackShare use Beanstalkd
    What companies use delayed_job?
    7 companies on StackShare use delayed_job

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Sidekiq?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Sidekiq
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    What are some alternatives to Sidekiq, Beanstalkd, and delayed_job?

    • 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
    • Que - A Ruby job queue that uses PostgreSQL's advisory locks for speed and reliability
    • Bull - Premium Queue package for handling jobs and messages in NodeJS

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