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Director - Information Technology at a transportation company with 51-200 employees
Mar 09 2017

What is most valuable?

The most valuable feature of RabbitMQ is the ability to set up workflows simply with configuration. We had some very complex problems (logging, auditing, sequential and parallel operations) that have been easily solved by inserting a queue in... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Our software has evolved dramatically over the past 18 months of development. Major modifications to business logic have been handled easily. This is because each operation that the software performs has been atomic. That was then wired up... more»

What needs improvement?

* RabbitMQ is great, but it depends on the Erlang VM. * I understand that Erlang is the reason why RabbitMQ is what it is. However, having to install and maintain yet another VM product has been annoying. * The configuration for RabbitMQ... more»
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Senior Developer/Architect at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jul 17 2018

What is most valuable?

RabbitMQ is a solid, widely-used messaging system with a low cost-of-ownership. It is open, but with commercial support potentially available from Pivotal There is also a strong online user community. One crucial feature was guaranteed... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have been able to set up a messaging system that facilitates data integration between the software modules that we sell. RabbitMQ allowed us to do this quickly so that we could focus on the business requirements, rather than divert our... more»

What needs improvement?

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 documentation for the Windows version is also less plentiful and less accurate. The online... more»
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Senior Software Specialist at a security firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
Mar 13 2017

What is most valuable?

* Does SSL (security) * Does clustering (stability) * Integrates with LDAP (management) * Automatically resends data when a consumer fails * Automatically routes data * Excellent spring boot integration * Multiple programming languages... more»

How has it helped my organization?

With RabbitMQ cluster servicing micro-services, we don't have any downtime and we don't lose any data. We can update and/or upgrade the micro-services without downtime.

What needs improvement?

* You cannot edit shovels other than by recreating them. * Routing of data could be more enhanced with a nice GUI. * This is no problem if one lives in the monolithic server environment. However, if one wanted to make a RabbitMQ... more»
Real User
Principal Software Engineer at a tech company with 501-1,000 employees
Jan 11 2017

What is most valuable?

It has solved issues such as queue processing, real-time data processing and decrease count of Cron jobs. The management of Cron jobs is very hard for me. If you are using RabbitMQ, you may not need a Cron job since you can create a consumer... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I have used this solution for changing stock of products in an e-commerce project. We update the stock of products from RabbitMQ. Some of our clients can change the stock of a product, i.e., either increase or decrease it. They send the stock... more»

What needs improvement?

RabbitMQ needs 2 additional features: * It is lacking a good dashboard on the web interface; maybe they can develop a dashboard for monitoring. * There is no alert mechanism. For example, sometimes consumers may be killed or the input... more»
Real User
Software architect & back-end engineer at a tech services company
Mar 09 2017

What is most valuable?

* AMQP protocol * The simplicity to set up a cluster * All patterns available (Topic, Routing, RPC, etc.) * Enables you to provide a response to most problems encountered

How has it helped my organization?

I introduced RabbitMQ to my company to bring about more scalability and redirect asynchronous tasks outside of the frontal web servers. * Scalability was provided by the possibility to add on workers behind RabbitMQ. Asynchronous is the... more»

What needs improvement?

* Have more features such as being able to replay a sequence of what was received. * Handle more messages per second. * Consume fewer resources: NATS can handle millions of requests within a few minutes. RabbitMQ handles hundreds of requests... more»
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What is RabbitMQ?

  • 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.
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