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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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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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        What are some alternatives to Beanstalkd and Gearman?
        RabbitMQ
        RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
        Redis
        Redis is an open source, BSD licensed, advanced key-value store. It is often referred to as a data structure server since keys can contain strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets.
        Resque
        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.
        Kafka
        Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
        Celery
        Celery is an asynchronous task queue/job queue based on distributed message passing. It is focused on real-time operation, but supports scheduling as well.
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        opening.io uses GearmanGearman

        Internal, distributed message queue. Main communication happens via port 4730 and consists of simple json messages. Completely independent of the main website back-end.

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        Snaplytics uses BeanstalkdBeanstalkd

        Beanstalkd is used as a job/task queue

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        Roy Olsen uses BeanstalkdBeanstalkd

        Message and task queue

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