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Simple, efficient background processing for Ruby.

sidekiq 21,931,983 Downloads Last release

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Delayed_job (or DJ) encapsulates the common pattern of asynchronously executing longer tasks in the background. It is a direct extraction from Shopify where the job table is responsible for a multitude of core tasks.

delayed_job 10,350,297 Downloads Last release

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Fast background processing framework for Ruby and RabbitMQ

sneakers 814,288 Downloads Last release

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Resque is a Redis-backed Ruby library for creating background jobs, placing those jobs on multiple queues, and processing them later. Background jobs can be any Ruby class or module that responds to perform. Your existing classes can easily be converted to background jobs or you can create new classes specifically to do work. Or, you can do both. Resque is heavily inspired by DelayedJob (which rocks) and is comprised of three parts: * A Ruby library for creating, querying, and processing jobs * A Rake task for starting a worker which processes jobs * A Sinatra app for monitoring queues, jobs, and workers.

resque 11,489,331 Downloads Last release

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Asynchronous processing library for Ruby

sucker_punch 1,859,904 Downloads Last release

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