NSQ vs. Gearman vs. Sparrow



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Description

What is NSQ?

NSQ is a realtime distributed messaging platform designed to operate at scale, handling billions of messages per day. It promotes distributed and decentralized topologies without single points of failure, enabling fault tolerance and high availability coupled with a reliable message delivery guarantee. See features & guarantees.

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.

What is Sparrow?

Sparrow keeps messages in memory, but persists them to disk, using Sqlite, when the queue is shutdown.

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Pros

Why do developers choose NSQ?
Why do you like NSQ?

Why do developers choose Gearman?
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Why do developers choose Sparrow?
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Cons

What are the cons of using NSQ?
Downsides of NSQ?

What are the cons of using Gearman?
No Cons submitted yet for Gearman
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What are the cons of using Sparrow?
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Companies

What companies use NSQ?
22 companies on StackShare use NSQ
What companies use Gearman?
26 companies on StackShare use Gearman
What companies use Sparrow?
0 companies on StackShare use Sparrow

Integrations

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What tools integrate with Gearman?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Gearman
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What are some alternatives to NSQ, Gearman, and Sparrow?

  • RabbitMQ - RabbitMQ is a messaging broker - an intermediary for messaging
  • Kafka - Distributed, fault tolerant, high throughput pub-sub messaging system
  • Amazon SQS - Fully managed message queuing service
  • Celery - Distributed task queue

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