Amazon SQS vs Celery: What are the differences?
What is Amazon SQS? Fully managed message queuing service. Transmit any volume of data, at any level of throughput, without losing messages or requiring other services to be always available. With SQS, you can offload the administrative burden of operating and scaling a highly available messaging cluster, while paying a low price for only what you use.
What is 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.
Amazon SQS and Celery belong to "Message Queue" category of the tech stack.
"Easy to use, reliable" is the primary reason why developers consider Amazon SQS over the competitors, whereas "Task queue" was stated as the key factor in picking Celery.
Celery is an open source tool with 12.7K GitHub stars and 3.3K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Celery's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Amazon SQS has a broader approval, being mentioned in 381 company stacks & 101 developers stacks; compared to Celery, which is listed in 271 company stacks and 77 developer stacks.