Sidekiq vs. Beanstalkd vs. Que

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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 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.

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

    • Resque - A Redis-backed Ruby library for creating background jobs, placing them on multiple queues, and processing them later
    • delayed_job - Database backed asynchronous priority queue -- Extracted from Shopify
    • 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

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