Compare RabbitMQ vs. Red Hat AMQ

RabbitMQ is ranked 2nd in Message Queue (MQ) Software with 4 reviews while Red Hat AMQ is ranked 5th in Message Queue (MQ) Software with 1 review. RabbitMQ is rated 8.2, while Red Hat AMQ is rated 4.0. The top reviewer of RabbitMQ writes "One crucial feature was guaranteed messaging. There are idiosyncrasies in the Windows version". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Red Hat AMQ writes "Scalable to a point, but the product is not stable and technical support needs to be improved". RabbitMQ is most compared with ActiveMQ, IBM MQ and Apache Kafka, whereas Red Hat AMQ is most compared with Apache Kafka, RabbitMQ and ActiveMQ.
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Pros
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.RabbitMQ will help to remove a lot of the complexities and create a loosely coupled codebase.I like the high throughput of 20K messages/sec, and that it supports multiple protocols.

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My impression is that it is average in terms of scalability.

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Cons
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.The next release should include some of the flexibility and features that Kafka offers.

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There are several areas in this solution that need improvement, including clustering multi-nodes and message ordering.

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This is an open source solution.

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Also Known As
RabbitMQ by Pivotal, RabbitRed Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss AMQ
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Overview
  • 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.

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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E*TRADE, CERN, CenturyLink, AECOM, Sabre Holdings
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Financial Services Firm9%
Software R&D Company9%
Comms Service Provider9%
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Comms Service Provider17%
Financial Services Firm7%
Insurance Company6%
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Software R&D Company56%
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