Faktory vs Sidekiq: What are the differences?
Faktory: Background jobs for any language, by the makers of Sidekiq. Redis -> Sidekiq == Faktory -> Faktory. Faktory is a server daemon which provides a simple API to produce and consume background jobs. Jobs are a small JSON hash with a few mandatory keys; Sidekiq: Simple, efficient background processing for Ruby. 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.
Faktory and Sidekiq belong to "Background Processing" category of the tech stack.
Faktory and Sidekiq are both open source tools. Sidekiq with 9.66K GitHub stars and 1.66K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Faktory with 3.4K GitHub stars and 134 GitHub forks.
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