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simplehttp vs Sparrow: What are the differences?

Developers describe simplehttp as "A family of libraries and daemons built upon libevent that make high performance HTTP servers simple and straightforward to write". . On the other hand, Sparrow is detailed as "A really fast lightweight queue written in Ruby that speaks memcache". Sparrow keeps messages in memory, but persists them to disk, using Sqlite, when the queue is shutdown.

simplehttp and Sparrow belong to "Message Queue" category of the tech stack.

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.

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

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