Sidekiq vs. Beanstalkd

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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.

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


What are the cons of using Sidekiq?
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What are the cons of using Beanstalkd?
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What companies use Sidekiq?
408 companies on StackShare use Sidekiq
What companies use Beanstalkd?
34 companies on StackShare use Beanstalkd


What tools integrate with Sidekiq?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Sidekiq
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Sidekiq and Beanstalkd?

  • 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
  • Que - A Ruby job queue that uses PostgreSQL's advisory locks for speed and reliability

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