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Beanstalkd vs Resque: 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 Resque? A Redis-backed Ruby library for creating background jobs, placing them on multiple queues, and processing them later. 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.

Beanstalkd and Resque can be categorized as "Background Processing" tools.

"Fast" is the top reason why over 20 developers like Beanstalkd, while over 3 developers mention "Free" as the leading cause for choosing Resque.

Beanstalkd and Resque are both open source tools. It seems that Resque with 8.54K GitHub stars and 1.57K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Beanstalkd with 5.12K GitHub stars and 748 GitHub forks.

MAK IT, Stitched, and Youboox are some of the popular companies that use Resque, whereas Beanstalkd is used by Rollbar, Douban, and Achieved. Resque has a broader approval, being mentioned in 34 company stacks & 8 developers stacks; compared to Beanstalkd, which is listed in 27 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.

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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        What are some alternatives to Beanstalkd and Resque?
        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.
        Kafka
        Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
        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.
        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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        Snaplytics uses BeanstalkdBeanstalkd

        Beanstalkd is used as a job/task queue

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        La Cupula Music SL uses ResqueResque

        Short term we'll migrate to Sidekiq.

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        PiggyBike uses ResqueResque

        Background syncing of Strava data.

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        Roy Olsen uses BeanstalkdBeanstalkd

        Message and task queue

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