Kafka vs. Celery vs. Gearman



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Description

What is Kafka?

Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.

What is 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.

What is 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.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Kafka?
502 companies on StackShare use Kafka
What companies use Celery?
327 companies on StackShare use Celery
What companies use Gearman?
26 companies on StackShare use Gearman

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kafka?
26 tools on StackShare integrate with Kafka
What tools integrate with Celery?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Celery
What tools integrate with Gearman?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Gearman

What are some alternatives to Kafka, Celery, and Gearman?

  • RabbitMQ - RabbitMQ is a messaging broker - an intermediary for messaging
  • Amazon SQS - Fully managed message queuing service
  • ActiveMQ - A message broker written in Java together with a full JMS client
  • ZeroMQ - Fast, lightweight messaging library that allows you to design complex communication system without much effort

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