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Beanstalkd vs Gearman: What are the differences?

Beanstalkd: A simple, fast work queue. 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; Gearman: A generic application framework to farm out work to other machines or processes. Gearman allows you to do work in parallel, to load balance processing, and to call functions between languages. It can be used in a variety of applications, from high-availability web sites to the transport of database replication events.

Beanstalkd can be classified as a tool in the "Background Processing" category, while Gearman is grouped under "Message Queue".

"Fast" is the primary reason why developers consider Beanstalkd over the competitors, whereas "Free" was stated as the key factor in picking Gearman.

Beanstalkd is an open source tool with 5.12K GitHub stars and 748 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Beanstalkd's open source repository on GitHub.

According to the StackShare community, Beanstalkd has a broader approval, being mentioned in 27 company stacks & 8 developers stacks; compared to Gearman, which is listed in 19 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of Beanstalkd
Pros of Gearman
  • 23
    Fast
  • 12
    Free
  • 12
    Does one thing well
  • 9
    Scalability
  • 8
    Simplicity
  • 3
    External admin UI developer friendly
  • 3
    Job delay
  • 2
    Job prioritization
  • 2
    External admin UI
  • 11
    Ease of use and very simple APIs
  • 11
    Free
  • 6
    Polyglot
  • 5
    No single point of failure
  • 3
    Scalable
  • 3
    High-throughput
  • 2
    Foreground & background processing
  • 2
    Very fast
  • 1
    Different Programming Languages Channel
  • 1
    Many supported programming languages

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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 Gearman?

Gearman allows you to do work in parallel, to load balance processing, and to call functions between languages. It can be used in a variety of applications, from high-availability web sites to the transport of database replication events.

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