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Pros
"I'm an administrator, and what I like most is the interface, the security, and the storage."

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"This combination of two products, Apache Kafka and ActiveMQ, offers two ways of dealing with messaging. It's wonderful due to the fact that sometimes it's much preferable to use Kafka and sometimes it's Active MQ. We can use both of them in our arsenal.""The solution is very lightweight, easy to configure, simple to manage, and robust since it launched."

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Cons
"In the next release, I would like to see the GUI allow you to configure the security section."

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"AMQ is not offered as a separate offering anymore. It comes only as a part of the Red Hat Integration package. Therefore, if you would like to purchase a specific product, you can't do that.""There is improvement needed to keep the support libraries updated."

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"The pricing needs to be improved."

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"There is a subscription needed for this solution and there are support plans available."

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Questions from the Community
Top Answer: I'm an administrator, and what I like most is the interface, the security, and the storage.
Top Answer: It can be reduced, but when you are comparing them with ActiveMQ, the console beats ActiveMQ by far, and it's easy to use. In the next release, I would like to see the GUI allow you to configure the… more »
Top Answer: This combination of two products, Apache Kafka and ActiveMQ, offers two ways of dealing with messaging. It's wonderful due to the fact that sometimes it's much preferable to use Kafka and sometimes… more »
Top Answer: For AMQ itself, when we purchased it last year, it was last year that it was offered as a separate product. Right now, technically, what we bought is not available anymore. It's not relevant anymore… more »
Top Answer: AMQ is not offered as a separate offering anymore. It comes only as a part of the Red Hat Integration package. Therefore, if you would like to purchase a specific product, you can't do that. You need… more »
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616
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495
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1
Average Words per Review
492
Rating
9.0
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4,400
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3,548
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2
Average Words per Review
584
Rating
9.0
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Also Known As
Red Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss AMQ
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Overview

Built on open source Apache Kafka, IBM Event Streams is an event-streaming platform that helps you build smart applications that can react to events as they happen. IBM Event Streams is based on years of operational expertise IBM has gained from running Apache Kafka event streams for enterprises

To respond to business demands quickly and efficiently, you need a way to integrate the applications and data spread across your enterprise. Red Hat JBoss A-MQ—based on the Apache ActiveMQ open source project—is a flexible, high-performance messaging platform that delivers information reliably, enabling real-time integration and connecting the Internet of Things (IoT).

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American Airlines, UBank, Bitly, Eurobits, Active International, Bison, Contextor, Constance Hotels, Resorts & Golf, Creval, Deloitte, ExxonMobil, FaceMe, FacePhi, Fitzsoft, Fuga Technologies, Guardio, Honeywell, Japanese airline, Jenzabar, KONE
E*TRADE, CERN, CenturyLink, AECOM, Sabre Holdings
Top Industries
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Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider23%
Financial Services Firm17%
Energy/Utilities Company6%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company33%
Comms Service Provider18%
Financial Services Firm12%
Government8%
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IBM Event Streams is ranked 10th in Message Queue (MQ) Software with 1 review while Red Hat AMQ is ranked 7th in Message Queue (MQ) Software with 2 reviews. IBM Event Streams is rated 9.0, while Red Hat AMQ is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of IBM Event Streams writes "Easy to use, stable, has a good interface, and the security is good". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Red Hat AMQ writes "Scales well and is very stable, with great technical support on offer". IBM Event Streams is most compared with IBM MQ, Apache Kafka and PubSub+ Event Broker, whereas Red Hat AMQ is most compared with Apache Kafka, ActiveMQ, VMware RabbitMQ, IBM MQ and PubSub+ Event Broker.

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