Sidekiq vs. Beanstalkd vs. Resque

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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 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 companies use Sidekiq?
    325 companies on StackShare use Sidekiq
    What companies use Beanstalkd?
    28 companies on StackShare use Beanstalkd
    What companies use Resque?
    34 companies on StackShare use Resque


    What tools integrate with Sidekiq?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Sidekiq
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    What tools integrate with Resque?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Resque

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

    • 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
    • Bull - Premium Queue package for handling jobs and messages in NodeJS

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