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Solutions Architect at a computer software company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Feb 07 2020

What is most valuable?

For any messaging system, I think that messaging, in general, is fundamental to software development.

What needs improvement?

This solution could improve by providing better documentation. IBM MQ has 30 years of experience to build upon and has had 30 years to grow and improve, while ActiveMQ does not have the same kind of heritage that IBM MQ has. In comparison, I find that IBM documentation is better, but it has had a lot more investment behind it. In the next release, I think that a roadmap would be interesting. If we… more»

What other advice do I have?

I have also had experience with IBM MQ for the last 30 years. I am comparing between different products and messaging scenario expertise. I work in consultancies with many clients who have many different versions. All messaging whether it's ActiveMQ, Amazon MQ which is Active MQ, or it's IBM MQ, they are all very similar, they all have strengths and weaknesses. We have clients from small to large… more»


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What is ActiveMQ?

Apache ActiveMQ is the most popular and powerful open source messaging and Integration Patterns server.

Apache ActiveMQ is fast, supports many Cross Language Clients and Protocols, comes with easy to use Enterprise Integration Patterns and many advanced features while fully supporting JMS 1.1 and J2EE 1.4. Apache ActiveMQ is released under the Apache 2.0 License

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