RabbitMQ Alternatives and Competitors

Find out what your peers are saying about Apache Kafka vs. RabbitMQ and other solutions. Updated: January 2020.
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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 example, it can help integrate processing between… more»

How has it helped my organization?

This product has helped integrate between applications, reduce rework, and costs by reusing working components of existing applications, such as mainframe applications. At… more»

What needs improvement?

Many customers are gravitating towards open source products such as RabbitMQ, or going for a web-based package. Also, the level of training as well as product marketing… 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 scalability, will pay returns in the long run.

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

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 architecture and re-engineering of software… more»

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

There are other products available, such as TIBCO ESB, and we have many clients who are using that.
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Real User
Project Engineer at Wipro Technologies
Feb 04 2020

What is most valuable?

When we're working with big data, we need a throughput computing panel, which is something that Kafka provides, and something we find extremely valuable. It helps us support computing and ensures there's no loss of data. It can even do… more»

What needs improvement?

We're still going through the solution. Right now, I can't suggest any features that might be missing. I don't see where there can be an improvement in that regard. The speed isn't as fast as RabbitMQ, even though the solution touts itself… more»

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

It's an open-source product, so the pricing isn't an issue. It's free to use. We don't have costs associated with it.

What other advice do I have?

I'd rate the solution eight out of ten. It's good at scaling, and, performance-wise, it's excellent. If they could add upon the UI and allow for easier configuration, I'd rate them higher.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I'm not the product owner, so I didn't have a say in what should be chosen. We were seeing a high throughput with Kafka which is why we ultimately chose it.
Find out what your peers are saying about Apache Kafka vs. RabbitMQ and other solutions. Updated: January 2020.
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