ActiveMQ Competitors and Alternatives

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Senior Solutions Architect at a government with 10,001+ employees
Dec 06 2017

What do you think of IBM MQ?

Primary Use Case We use MQ for guaranteed delivery and once only delivery of important business to business transactions. We use persistence messaging to ensure messages are not lost in case machine is restarted. • Improvements to My Organization We have implemented business to business transactions over MQ messaging. The guaranteed and once only delivery ensures business integrity. • Valuable Features Reliability of message transmissions and ability to replay messages in case message ends up in backout queues. • Room for Improvement It needs a User Interface which is better than the aging MQ Explorer. The existing solution MQ Explorer is outdated. • Use of Solution More than five years. • Stability Issues We did not encounter any issues with stability. •...
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Senior Developer/Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Feb 16 2018

What is most valuable?

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 There is also a strong online user community. One crucial feature was guaranteed... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have been able to set up a messaging system that facilitates data integration between the software modules that we sell. RabbitMQ allowed us to do this quickly so that we could focus on the business requirements, rather than divert our... more»

What needs improvement?

RabbitMQ is clearly better supported on Linux than it is on Windows. There are idiosyncrasies in the Windows version that are not there on Linux. The documentation for the Windows version is also less plentiful and less accurate. The online... more»

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