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What is Que?

Que is a high-performance alternative to DelayedJob or QueueClassic that improves the reliability of your application by protecting your jobs with the same ACID guarantees as the rest of your data.

What is delayed_job?

Delayed_job (or DJ) encapsulates the common pattern of asynchronously executing longer tasks in the background. It is a direct extraction from Shopify where the job table is responsible for a multitude of core tasks.

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.

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    What tools integrate with Que?
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    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Sidekiq

    What are some alternatives to Que, delayed_job, and Sidekiq?

    • Beanstalkd - A simple, fast work queue
    • Resque - A Redis-backed Ruby library for creating background jobs, placing them on multiple queues, and processing them later
    • Kue - Kue is a priority job queue backed by redis, built for node.js
    • Bull - Premium Queue package for handling jobs and messages in NodeJS

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