opentelemetry-specification VS Hangfire

Compare opentelemetry-specification vs Hangfire and see what are their differences.


Specifications for OpenTelemetry (by open-telemetry)


An easy way to perform background job processing in .NET and .NET Core applications. No Windows Service or separate process required (by HangfireIO)
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opentelemetry-specification Hangfire
93 54
3,254 8,261
2.4% 1.5%
7.7 6.7
5 days ago 8 days ago
Makefile C#
Apache License 2.0 GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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Posts with mentions or reviews of opentelemetry-specification. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-02-07.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Hangfire. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-01-23.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing opentelemetry-specification and Hangfire you can also consider the following projects:

QuartzNet - Quartz Enterprise Scheduler .NET

RabbitMQ.NET - RabbitMQ .NET client for .NET Standard 2.0+ and .NET 4.6.1+

MassTransit - Distributed Application Framework for .NET

Coravel - Near-zero config .NET library that makes advanced application features like Task Scheduling, Caching, Queuing, Event Broadcasting, and more a breeze!

Kafka Client

Sentry - Developer-first error tracking and performance monitoring

NServiceBus - The most popular service bus for .NET

Polly - Polly is a .NET resilience and transient-fault-handling library that allows developers to express policies such as Retry, Circuit Breaker, Timeout, Bulkhead Isolation, and Fallback in a fluent and thread-safe manner. From version 6.0.1, Polly targets .NET Standard 1.1 and 2.0+.

CAP - Distributed transaction solution in micro-service base on eventually consistency, also an eventbus with Outbox pattern

FluentScheduler - Automated job scheduler with fluent interface for the .NET platform.

NetMQ - A 100% native C# implementation of ZeroMQ for .NET

zipkin - Zipkin is a distributed tracing system