sam VS mosquito

Compare sam vs mosquito and see what are their differences.


A background task runner for crystal applications supporting periodic (CRON) and manually queued jobs (by robacarp)
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sam mosquito
1 3
93 220
- 0.9%
3.1 7.5
2 months ago 9 days ago
Crystal Crystal
MIT License MIT License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of sam. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-03-02.
  • Background jobs for Kemal server in Crystal lang
    3 projects | | 2 Mar 2023
    I have a task in place that helps me with local develpment. I tweaked make sam dev to spin up two Sentry runners, and it continues to work seamlessly with both development executables + livereload (livecompile?) again.


Posts with mentions or reviews of mosquito. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2023-04-09.
  • Background job processing with Marten and Mosquito
    2 projects | | 9 Apr 2023
    Marten is a web framework written in Crystal that makes building web applications easy and enjoyable. Mosquito is a background task runner for Crystal that uses Redis and that makes it easy to schedule and run tasks asynchronously.
  • Background jobs for Kemal server in Crystal lang
    3 projects | | 2 Mar 2023
    The Crytal Sidekiq port was a tempting option for a background task runner, but I went with mosquito-cr/mosquito. My initializer looks like this:
  • Database for Kemal server in Crystal lang
    6 projects | | 1 Mar 2023
    I actually already have this implemented with the mosquito shard, but that will be covered in the next post of this series. I'm waiting for at least a day's worth of leaderboard match data to reliably compare with the results above, so stay tuned if interested I guess.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing sam and mosquito you can also consider the following projects:

lake - Recursive tasks managed easily - Crystal client for NATS

cake - Cake is a powerful and flexible Make-like utility tool. Make Tasks Great Again!

celestite - Beautifully reactive, server-side rendered Svelte apps w/ a Crystal backend

crake - CRystal mAKE library

mongo_orm - Mongo ORM: A simple ORM for using MongoDB with the crystal programming language, designed for use with Amber. Based loosely on Granite ORM. Supports Rails-esque models, associations and embedded documents.

amber - A Crystal web framework that makes building applications fast, simple, and enjoyable. Get started with quick prototyping, less bugs, and blazing fast performance.

kemal - Fast, Effective, Simple Web Framework

avram - A Crystal database wrapper for reading, writing, and migrating Postgres databases.

lucky - A full-featured Crystal web framework that catches bugs for you, runs incredibly fast, and helps you write code that lasts. -