Message Queue (MQ) Software Features

Read what people say are the most valuable features of the solutions they use.
Jan Quist says in an IBM MQ review
Software Engineer with 1,001-5,000 employees
The most valuable features are the point to point messaging and the MQ API. This solution is simple and very diverse. View full review »
Mark Ray-Smith says in a RabbitMQ review
Head of Engineering with 1-10 employees
* Out-of-the-box setup and configuration * Great documentation and support from Pivotal * Very useful management console View full review »
Ruud Van Zundert says in an IBM MQ review
MQ Engineer DevOp with 10,001+ employees
To be able to programmatically send information stored in 'messages' and send them securely, as well as the ability to check their contents and statistics when things go wrong. View full review »
Reviewer397 says in an IBM MQ review
Principal Solution Specialist at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
I will say that, okay, we are coming from a long history as an IT company, and we have almost done queuing systems with other solutions. Moving from that implementation to something that is out-of-the-box, and the rave reviews, it was a great asset already. We didn’t have to worry about all the specific configuration, or installation of our own queue, and queuing system, and the brokers, and so on. It was some things a little bit out-of-the-box, that's why we like it. View full review »
Johnnie Li says in an Apache Kafka review
Technical Consultant at a consultancy with 10,001+ employees
* High availability * High throughput With such a large digest, I was genuinely impressed at the process being almost real-time. View full review »
reviewer914592 says in an IBM MQ review
User
Asynchronous messaging processing between the front-end and our legacy system using an enterprise service bus (ESB). View full review »
Pavel Shcherbukha says in an IBM MQ review
Team Leader of the Development Team at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Reliable integration between MQ servers. IT helps us create flexible integration solutions. View full review »
Soumya Thomas says in an IBM MQ review
VP - Accelya Kale Solutions Ltd with 1,001-5,000 employees
* Data integrity, reliability and security are very important to our business. * No messages are lost, and recovery is good in case of any serious failures. * No dependency on the end party service's run status. View full review »
Alexander Fildish says in an IBM MQ review
Consulting BPM Architect with 10,001+ employees
It runs everywhere, from the mainframe in the US to the PCs in the Gobi desert attached to an analog modem. View full review »
Balanna N says in an IBM MQ review
Architect at a financial services firm with 5,001-10,000 employees
The most valuable features are queue managers and CCDT, which is the common purpose of most client applications. View full review »
Ray Collins says in a RabbitMQ review
IT Manager at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
I like the high throughput of 20K messages/sec, and that it supports multiple protocols. The flexible routing is great as well. View full review »
it_user340590 says in an IBM MQ review
Sr. Solution Architect or Program Manager at a financial services firm
* Can process large amount of messages in a small amount of time. * Integrates between distributed systems: For example, it can help integrate processing between mainframe, client-server, web-based applications by integrating the messages, supporting Service Oriented Architecture. * It helps avoid rework by using already developed and working features of the application. View full review »
Upendra Gughane says in an Aurea CX Messenger review
IT Analyst at a tech services company with 10,001+ employees
* Aurea has bundled well-known and widely used technologies like XSLT, JavaScript, XSD, WSDL, etc., which make programmers life easier as there is no need to learn any tool specific coding. * Build and deployment are really easy. * SDM: User-friendly tool which allows for a seamless approach to performing hotfixes, if required. * Environment Setup: Very easy to create a complete environment from scratch. Just to give example on my project, we were able to build a production environment in just 35 minutes after software installation and ready script. * Custom Java service: Allows you to write your own code to fulfill any given requirement that Java can support. This is a very useful feature. View full review »
Margus Nairis says in an Aurea CX Messenger review
ENK lead Developer (Java) at a energy/utilities company with 5,001-10,000 employees
* MQ: I liked that the transport layer was separated from the business (ESB) layer. * ESB: Provides all kind of possibilities to resolve business needs. A lot of ready to use services plus custom Java services. I used a lot of them all. * SDM: Very helpful feature for setting up or updating the whole system for as many servers and environments as you needed. Liked this feature a lot and am missing it. View full review »
Gurvijay Bhatti says in an IBM MQ review
Senior Solutions Architect at Department of Justice
Reliability of message transmissions and ability to replay messages in case message ends up in backout queues. View full review »
Keith Sohl says in a RabbitMQ review
Senior Developer/Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
RabbitMQ is a solid, widely-used messaging system with a low cost-of-ownership. It is open, but with commercial support potentially available from Pivotal if required. (We have never needed it.) There is also a strong online user community. One crucial feature was guaranteed messaging. We needed a solution that we could trust to not lose data. Its built-in clustering capability allowed us to configure it as a highly available message broker, so that we can have confidence in the resilience of our architecture. It can be scaled as well, although we have not tested this. After almost two years' usage in our production environment, I am impressed by how stable the platform is - even when running on Windows Server 2012. Sure, we have had to tweak our set-up here and there as we have learned a few operational lessons along the way but overall it is very good. View full review »
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