Gearman vs simplehttp: What are the differences?
What is Gearman? A generic application framework to farm out work to other machines or processes. 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 simplehttp? A family of libraries and daemons built upon libevent that make high performance HTTP servers simple and straightforward to write. .
Gearman and simplehttp can be primarily classified as "Message Queue" tools.
simplehttp is an open source tool with 480 GitHub stars and 73 GitHub forks. Here's a link to simplehttp's open source repository on GitHub.