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delayed_job vs Resque: What are the differences?

delayed_job: Database backed asynchronous priority queue -- Extracted from Shopify. 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; 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.

delayed_job and Resque can be primarily classified as "Background Processing" tools.

"Easy to get started" is the primary reason why developers consider delayed_job over the competitors, whereas "Free" was stated as the key factor in picking Resque.

delayedjob and Resque are both open source tools. It seems that Resque with 8.53K GitHub stars and 1.58K forks on GitHub has more adoption than delayedjob with 4.45K GitHub stars and 915 GitHub forks.

MAK IT, Stitched, and Youboox are some of the popular companies that use Resque, whereas delayedjob is used by Ubiqua, WeLab Limited, and feedforce Inc.. Resque has a broader approval, being mentioned in 34 company stacks & 8 developers stacks; compared to delayedjob, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of delayed_job
Pros of Resque
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    Easy to get started
  • 2
    Reliable
  • 1
    Doesn't require Redis
  • 5
    Free
  • 3
    Scalable
  • 1
    Easy to use on heroku

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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 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 tools integrate with delayed_job?
What tools integrate with Resque?
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    What are some alternatives to delayed_job and Resque?
    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.
    RabbitMQ
    RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
    Hangfire
    It is an open-source framework that helps you to create, process and manage your background jobs, i.e. operations you don't want to put in your request processing pipeline. It supports all kind of background tasks – short-running and long-running, CPU intensive and I/O intensive, one shot and recurrent.
    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.
    PHP-FPM
    It is an alternative PHP FastCGI implementation with some additional features useful for sites of any size, especially busier sites. It includes Adaptive process spawning, Advanced process management with graceful stop/start, Emergency restart in case of accidental opcode cache destruction etc.
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