[ANN] beanstalkd 0.5

Keith Rarick kr.philotic at gmail.com
Wed Dec 12 20:35:35 UTC 2007

On Dec 12, 2007 1:37 AM, Tim Bunce <Tim.Bunce at pobox.com> wrote:
> How does it compare with Gearman and TheSchwartz?

It's similar to both of them (and they are similar to each other).
Beanstalk has a simpler data model. It does not guarantee latency, but
in practice is low latency. It currently does not use persistent
storage for recovery from a crash or power outage (sometimes called
"reliability") but will do so in the near future.

Beanstalk is also tightly integrated into Rails via a plugin called
Async Observer, which will be released later today. Similar
integration will be easy to provide for other languages and


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