ActiveMQ Competitors and Alternatives

Read reviews of ActiveMQ competitors and alternatives
Real User
Data Flow Manager at a Consumer Goods with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 28 2017

What do you think of IBM MQ?

Valuable Features It can be managed from a web page. • Improvements to My Organization The benefits of the new version are greater ease of use and management of MQ. • Room for Improvement At a recent industry event, I discovered that the future version of MQ would provide more web services, such as API, and the ability to manage MQ using a web application. Those will be very good improvements to the product. • Stability Issues I can say that it's stable. • Scalability Issues It is scalable, but not easily. • Customer Service and Technical Support I have opened a ticket. Technical support are not bad. • Previous Solutions Relationship is the most important element when looking for a vendor. • Initial Setup I was not involved with the initial setup....
Real User
Senior Software Engineer at a hospitality company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 14 2017

What is most valuable?

Complex message routing makes it very easy to replicate product data for user acceptance testing which was required in our user case.

How has it helped my organization?

Applying message queues in general has helped my company, BuzzNumber, to scale easily with the load.

What needs improvement?

The High Availability feature is not really reliable. It also took a really long time to restart the box when there were a lot of messages in the queue. As mentioned on its document page, it cannot tolerate network partition well. I suffered... more»
Real User
Enterprise Architect at a logistics company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 25 2017

What do you think of Apache Kafka?

Valuable Features Supports more than 10,000 events/second. Scalability Replication It is a good product for event-driven architecture. • Improvements to My Organization We use Kafka for reactive architecture, track and trace, mail and parcel. • Room for Improvement A good free monitor tool would be great for Apache Kafka (from Apache foundation). • Use of Solution We used Kafka 0.8 for 2 years and Kafka 0.10 for 3 months. • Stability Issues We have not encountered any stability issues. • Scalability Issues We have not encountered any scalability issues. • Customer Service and Technical Support We haven’t used technical support. • Previous Solutions Apache MQ is different. It is a message bus (log rotate) than can manage more than 10,000...

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