Compare ActiveMQ vs. RabbitMQ

ActiveMQ is ranked 3rd in Message Queue (MQ) Software while RabbitMQ is ranked 2nd in Message Queue (MQ) Software with 3 reviews. ActiveMQ is rated 0, while RabbitMQ is rated 8.4. On the other hand, the top reviewer of RabbitMQ writes "One crucial feature was guaranteed messaging. There are idiosyncrasies in the Windows version". ActiveMQ is most compared with RabbitMQ, IBM MQ and Apache Kafka, whereas RabbitMQ is most compared with ActiveMQ, IBM MQ and Apache Kafka.
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RabbitMQ has a larger installed base and more active OSS community.

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AMQRabbitMQ by Pivotal, Rabbit
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Overview

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

  • RabbitMQ is the most popular open source message broker, with more than 35,000 production deployments world-wide. RabbitMQ is lightweight and easy to deploy on premises and in the cloud and runs on all major operating systems. It supports most developer platforms, multiple messaging protocols and can be deployed in distributed and federated configurations to meet high-scale, high-availability requirements.
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University of Washington, Daugherty Systems, CSC, STG Technologies, Inc.
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Top Industries
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Software R&D Company33%
Comms Service Provider9%
Insurance Company9%
Financial Services Firm9%
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University20%
Hospitality Company10%
Financial Services Firm10%
Transportation Company10%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Software R&D Company33%
Comms Service Provider13%
Financial Services Firm7%
Retailer6%
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