Beanstalkd vs. Resque

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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 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.

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Why do developers choose Beanstalkd?
Why do you like Beanstalkd?

Why do developers choose Resque?
Why do you like Resque?


What are the cons of using Beanstalkd?
No Cons submitted yet for Beanstalkd
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What are the cons of using Resque?
No Cons submitted yet for Resque
Downsides of Resque?


How much does Beanstalkd cost?
How much does Resque cost?


What companies use Beanstalkd?
34 companies on StackShare use Beanstalkd
What companies use Resque?
41 companies on StackShare use Resque


No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Resque?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Resque

What are some alternatives to Beanstalkd and Resque?

  • Sidekiq - Simple, efficient background processing for Ruby
  • delayed_job - Database backed asynchronous priority queue -- Extracted from Shopify
  • 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

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