Spring Batch vs Volt: What are the differences?
What is Spring Batch? A lightweight, comprehensive batch framework. It is designed to enable the development of robust batch applications vital for the daily operations of enterprise systems It also provides reusable functions that are essential in processing large volumes of records, including logging/tracing, transaction management, job processing statistics, job restart, skip, and resource management..
What is Volt? A ruby web framework where your ruby runs on both server and client. Volt is a ruby web framework where your ruby code runs on both the server and the client (via opal.) The DOM automatically update as the user interacts with the page. Page state can be stored in the URL, if the user hits a URL directly, the HTML will first be rendered on the server for faster load times and easier indexing by search engines.
Spring Batch and Volt can be categorized as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools.
Some of the features offered by Spring Batch are:
- Transaction management
- Chunk based processing
- Declarative I/O
On the other hand, Volt provides the following key features:
- Instead of syncing data between the client and server via HTTP, volt uses a persistent connection between the client and server
- When data is updated on one client, it is updated in the database and any other listening clients (with almost no setup code needed)
- Pages HTML is written in a handlebars like template language
Spring Batch and Volt are both open source tools. It seems that Volt with 3.3K GitHub stars and 209 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Spring Batch with 1.3K GitHub stars and 1.3K GitHub forks.