Compare ActiveMQ vs. VMware RabbitMQ

ActiveMQ is ranked 4th in Message Queue (MQ) Software with 1 review while VMware RabbitMQ is ranked 3rd in Message Queue (MQ) Software with 4 reviews. ActiveMQ is rated 7.0, while VMware RabbitMQ is rated 7.6. The top reviewer of ActiveMQ writes "Stable with a straightforward setup, but better documentation is needed". On the other hand, the top reviewer of VMware RabbitMQ writes "One crucial feature was guaranteed messaging. There are idiosyncrasies in the Windows version". ActiveMQ is most compared with VMware RabbitMQ, IBM MQ and Apache Kafka, whereas VMware RabbitMQ is most compared with ActiveMQ, IBM MQ and Apache Kafka.
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Pros
I'm impressed, I think that Active MQ is great.

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The security is great.The solution has really cool features to use. Its management console is excellent. You can utilize plugins to view the performance of the whole service on one network.We have been able to set up a messaging system that facilitates data integration between the software modules that we sell.

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This solution could improve by providing better documentation.

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Their implementation is quite tricky. It's not that easy to implement RabbitMQ as a cluster.I was struggling with installing a few things. It would be good if was somewhat similar to RedHat. There should be more documentation regarding installation troubleshooting.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.

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This is an open source solution.

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Miriam Tover
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RabbitMQ has a larger installed base and more active OSS community.

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Also Known As
AMQRabbitMQ by Pivotal, Rabbit, RabbitMQ
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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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Software R&D Company14%
Energy/Utilities Company14%
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Comms Service Provider12%
Insurance Company7%
Media Company6%
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Transportation Company9%
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Insurance Company6%
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