Workq vs runit: What are the differences?
Developers describe Workq as "Job server in Go". Workq is a job scheduling server strictly focused on simplifying job processing and streamlining coordination. It can run jobs in blocking foreground or non-blocking background mode. On the other hand, runit is detailed as "Cross-platform Unix init scheme with service supervision". It is a cross-platform Unix init scheme with service supervision, a replacement for sysvinit, and other init schemes. It runs on GNU/Linux, *BSD, MacOSX, Solaris, and can easily be adapted to other Unix operating systems.
Workq and runit can be primarily classified as "Background Processing" tools.
Workq is an open source tool with 1.51K GitHub stars and 78 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Workq's open source repository on GitHub.