RabbitMQ Competitors and Alternatives

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Real User
SDET II at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
May 10 2017

What is most valuable?

* Replication, partitioning, and reliability are the most valuable features. * Even if one of my clusters fails, the replication factor of a topic makes sure that I have the data available for processing, so I won't lose any of it. * Partitioning enables me to process the parallel requests. It helps in reaching the throughput.

What needs improvement?

One improvement is in regards to the OS memory management. In case there are too many partitions, it runs into memory issues. Although this is a very rare scenario, it can happen.
Real User
Senior Technical Architect at a retailer with 1,001-5,000 employees
Dec 22 2016

What is most valuable?

Scalability and guaranteed delivery are the most valuable features. It's pretty straightforward to scale out. We use MQ to back our enterprise service bus. Guaranteed delivery is very important for most of the data that we send. Having a... more»

How has it helped my organization?

My organization has used MQ for a long time. It is a very scalable, common platform that we can use for sending messages. We use MQ in terms of messaging, MQTT, and MQ FTE for file transfers. It's versatile; it's very functional; and it... more»

What needs improvement?

The product itself is not difficult to use. I guess you could always ask for a little bit better GUI admin console. All in all, it's not hard to use. In a large organization like ours, sometimes we have a large MQ installation base; lots of... more»
Real User
Freelancer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 05 2017

What do you think of ActiveMQ?

Valuable Features Most valuable to us are fast asynchronous message queuing with message-level acknowledging and message persistency. • Improvements to My Organization ActiveMQ operates as the message bus across single-purpose components. Thanks to ActiveMQ, the system is able to scale its heavy computing components during traffic peaks. • Room for Improvement I would like to see improvement in the clustering brokers. Configuring ActiveMQ brokers for working in a cluster is difficult and has many constraints. Also, the configuration files are not intuitive. • Use of Solution We have been using ActiveMQ for about 6 years. • Stability Issues We have not encountered any stability issues. • Scalability Issues The only issue we had concerned the practical limit of...

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