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Sean Hickey
Real User
Solutions Architect at a consultancy with 1,001-5,000 employees
May 10 2017

What is most valuable?

Apache Kafka is actually a distributed commit log. That is different than most messaging and queuing systems before it.... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Kafka has a guaranteed delivery mechanism that is very easy to set up. When starting out with minimal hardware, it can... more»

What needs improvement?

The GUI tools for monitoring and support are still very basic and not very rich. There is no help in determining a... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

When starting to look at a distributed message system, look for a cloud solution first. It is an easier entry point... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

We used traditional message queues and file semaphores. There was a lot of overhead with asynchronous messages being... more»

What other advice do I have?

Be sure to define the use cases as best as possible at first. Kafka is very good, but it is complex to support. It can... more»
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Sean Xue
Real User
Senior Micro Service Developer via The Marlo Group (Contractor) at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Feb 26 2017

What is most valuable?

Scalability is good as it has the concept of a "network of brokers", so there are no different queue names for... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It is cost effective and is a much cheaper solution compared to Weblogic or IBM MQ. It has good performance in general... more»

What needs improvement?

We have had problems with the message selector as when the queue size reaches a certain level, the message selector... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

I have no experience in enterprise pricing and licensing.

Which solutions did we use previously?

I have used Weblogic MQ and IBM MQ before, and I switched to AMQ because we wanted to have a cheaper, faster and easier... more»

What other advice do I have?

* Try not to use the temp queue. * Pay attention to message selectors and queue size. * Pay attention to queue names as... more»
Anonymous User
Real User
Sr. Solution Architect or Program Manager at a financial services firm
Feb 25 2018

What is most valuable?

* Can process large amount of messages in a small amount of time. * Integrates between distributed systems: For... more»

How has it helped my organization?

This product has helped integrate between applications, reduce rework, and costs by reusing working components of... more»

What needs improvement?

Many customers are gravitating towards open source products such as RabbitMQ, or going for a web-based package. Also,... more»

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Pricing could be better, as with all IBM products. But their performance in production, along with security and... more»

Which solutions did we use previously?

Not applicable.

What other advice do I have?

Middleware family of products such as WebSphere MQ, MB, TIBCO ESB, IBM ESB, and MuleSoft ESB offer excellent choices in... more»

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