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Hutch vs Sandglass: What are the differences?

What is Hutch? Inter-Service Communication with RabbitMQ. Hutch is a Ruby library for enabling asynchronous inter-service communication in a service-oriented architecture, using RabbitMQ.

What is Sandglass? 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.

Hutch and Sandglass can be categorized as "Message Queue" tools.

Some of the features offered by Hutch are:

  • A simple way to define consumers (queues are automatically created and bound to the exchange with the appropriate binding keys)
  • An executable and CLI for running consumers (akin to rake resque:work)
  • Automatic setup of the central exchange

On the other hand, Sandglass provides the following key features:

  • Horizontal scalability
  • Highly available
  • Persistent storage

Hutch and Sandglass are both open source tools. It seems that Sandglass with 1.52K GitHub stars and 40 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Hutch with 712 GitHub stars and 103 GitHub forks.

What is Hutch?

Hutch is a Ruby library for enabling asynchronous inter-service communication in a service-oriented architecture, using RabbitMQ.

What is Sandglass?

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.
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            What are some alternatives to Hutch and Sandglass?
            RabbitMQ
            RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
            Kafka
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            Celery
            Celery is an asynchronous task queue/job queue based on distributed message passing. It is focused on real-time operation, but supports scheduling as well.
            ActiveMQ
            Apache ActiveMQ is fast, supports many Cross Language Clients and Protocols, comes with easy to use Enterprise Integration Patterns and many advanced features while fully supporting JMS 1.1 and J2EE 1.4. Apache ActiveMQ is released under the Apache 2.0 License.
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