Kue vs Sidekiq: What are the differences?
What is Kue? Kue is a priority job queue backed by redis, built for node.js. Kue is a feature rich priority job queue for node.js backed by redis. A key feature of Kue is its clean user-interface for viewing and managing queued, active, failed, and completed jobs.
What is 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.
Kue and Sidekiq belong to "Background Processing" category of the tech stack.
Kue and Sidekiq are both open source tools. It seems that Sidekiq with 9.66K GitHub stars and 1.66K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Kue with 8.74K GitHub stars and 880 GitHub forks.
StackShare, SendGrid, and New Relic are some of the popular companies that use Sidekiq, whereas Kue is used by Gigster, Fraeber Labs Pvt Ltd, and Greenkeeper. Sidekiq has a broader approval, being mentioned in 346 company stacks & 77 developers stacks; compared to Kue, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.
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