DistributedLog vs Sandglass: What are the differences?
Developers describe DistributedLog as "High-performance replicated log service, by Twitter". DistributedLog (DL) is a high-performance, replicated log service, offering durability, replication and strong consistency as essentials for building reliable distributed systems. On the other hand, Sandglass is detailed as "Distributed, scalable, persistent time-sorted message queue". A distributed, horizontally scalable, persistent, time ordered message queue. Developed to support asynchronous tasks and message scheduling which makes it suitable for usage as a task queue.
DistributedLog and Sandglass belong to "Message Queue" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by DistributedLog are:
- High Performance
- Durable and Consistent
- Efficient Fan-in and Fan-out
On the other hand, Sandglass provides the following key features:
- Horizontal scalability
- Highly available
- Persistent storage
DistributedLog and Sandglass are both open source tools. It seems that DistributedLog with 2.25K GitHub stars and 283 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Sandglass with 1.52K GitHub stars and 40 GitHub forks.