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sidekiq is described as 'Simple, efficient background processing for Ruby. Sidekiq uses threads to handle many jobs at the same time in the same process. It does not require Rails but will integrate tightly with Rails to make background processing dead simple' and is an app. There are six alternatives to sidekiq for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux, Self-Hosted solutions and Ruby. The best alternative is Zenaton, which is free. Other great apps like sidekiq are Ralley, Delayed::Job, Resque and Celery: Distributed Task Queue.

sidekiq alternatives are mainly Workflow Automation Tools but may also be Task Automation Apps. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of sidekiq.
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  • FreemiumOpen Source
  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Self-Hosted
  • Ruby
  • Redis
  • Ruby on Rails

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  1. Zenaton icon

    Zenaton

    • Clever Cloud
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Heroku
    36 alternatives to Zenaton 

    Zenaton is a developer tool and hosted workflow engine for writing, running and monitoring all of your background processes whether it is a single task or a long running workflow. It allows developers to easily integrate third party services and APIs iby triggering tasks and...

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    Ralley

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • C (programming language)
    • Ruby
    • C#
    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Heroku
    • PHP
    • Go (Programming Language)
    • C++
    • Typescript
    • Java
    • Node.JS
    7 alternatives to Ralley 

    Simple, robust message queue as a service, that requires absolutely no setup as it works over HTTPS!

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    View the status of every single job, and manually reprocess failed jobs.


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    Delayed::Job

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Mongoid
    • Ruby
    • Redis
    • Rails ActiveRecord
    • Ruby on Rails
    5 alternatives to Delayed::Job 

    Database based asynchronous priority queue system -- Extracted from Shopify - collectiveidea/delayed_job

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  4. Resque

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    • Ruby
    • Redis
    • Ruby on Rails
    • RubyGems
    4 alternatives to Resque 

    Resque is a Redis-backed Ruby library for creating background jobs, placing them on multiple queues, and processing them later.

     Resque has no features, suggest some!
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    Celery: Distributed Task Queue

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Python
    13 alternatives to Celery: Distributed Task Queue 

    Celery is an asynchronous task queue/job queue based on distributed message passing. It is focused on real-time operation, but supports scheduling as well.

     Celery: Distributed Task Queue has no features, suggest some!


  6. Hangfire

    • Free PersonalOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Self-Hosted
    4 alternatives to Hangfire 

    An easy way to perform background processing in .NET and .NET Core applications. No Windows Service or separate process required. Backed by persistent storage. Open and free for commercial use.

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