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Beanstalkd vs Redis: What are the differences?

What is 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.

What is Redis? An in-memory database that persists on disk. 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.

Beanstalkd can be classified as a tool in the "Background Processing" category, while Redis is grouped under "In-Memory Databases".

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

Beanstalkd and Redis are both open source tools. Redis with 37.4K GitHub stars and 14.4K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Beanstalkd with 5.12K GitHub stars and 748 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Redis has a broader approval, being mentioned in 3261 company stacks & 1781 developers stacks; compared to Beanstalkd, which is listed in 27 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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Pros of Beanstalkd
Pros of Redis
  • 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
  • 875
    Performance
  • 535
    Super fast
  • 511
    Ease of use
  • 441
    In-memory cache
  • 321
    Advanced key-value cache
  • 190
    Open source
  • 179
    Easy to deploy
  • 163
    Stable
  • 153
    Free
  • 120
    Fast
  • 40
    High-Performance
  • 39
    High Availability
  • 34
    Data Structures
  • 32
    Very Scalable
  • 23
    Replication
  • 20
    Great community
  • 19
    Pub/Sub
  • 17
    "NoSQL" key-value data store
  • 14
    Hashes
  • 12
    Sets
  • 10
    Sorted Sets
  • 9
    Lists
  • 8
    BSD licensed
  • 8
    NoSQL
  • 7
    Async replication
  • 7
    Integrates super easy with Sidekiq for Rails background
  • 7
    Bitmaps
  • 6
    Open Source
  • 6
    Keys with a limited time-to-live
  • 5
    Strings
  • 5
    Lua scripting
  • 4
    Awesomeness for Free!
  • 4
    Hyperloglogs
  • 3
    outstanding performance
  • 3
    Runs server side LUA
  • 3
    Networked
  • 3
    LRU eviction of keys
  • 3
    Written in ANSI C
  • 3
    Feature Rich
  • 3
    Transactions
  • 2
    Data structure server
  • 2
    Performance & ease of use
  • 1
    Existing Laravel Integration
  • 1
    Automatic failover
  • 1
    Easy to use
  • 1
    Object [key/value] size each 500 MB
  • 1
    Simple
  • 1
    Channels concept
  • 1
    Scalable
  • 1
    Temporarily kept on disk
  • 1
    Dont save data if no subscribers are found
  • 0
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Cons of Beanstalkd
Cons of Redis
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    • 14
      Cannot query objects directly
    • 2
      No secondary indexes for non-numeric data types
    • 1
      No WAL

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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 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.

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