Red Hat AMQ Reviews

Red Hat AMQ is the #7 ranked solution of our top Message Queue (MQ) Software tools. It's rated 2.0 out of 5 stars, and is most commonly compared to Apache Kafka - Red Hat AMQ vs Apache Kafka

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Christian Bonami
Real User
Lead Technical Architect at a government with 201-500 employees
Aug 22 2019

What needs improvement?

There are several areas in this solution that need improvement, including clustering multi-nodes and message ordering. There should be better support for having messages be ordered per bucket. Technical support for this solution needs improvement.

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

Prior to this solution, we used HornetQ. It is no longer supported, which is why we switched to this solution.

What other advice do I have?

My advice to anybody who is implementing this solution is to make sure that you get the clustering configuration right and that it actually works, and beware of message ordering problems. Simply, for us, there were a lot of features that did not work properly because of the clustering configuration… more »

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

I was not here when this solution was chosen, but I can say that the person who selected this option was gone two months later. I think it must have been a very average evaluation. It may have been chosen because it's supported by Red Hat, and I'm working at a Red Hat-minded company. Everything is… more »

What is Red Hat AMQ?

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).

Also known as
Red Hat JBoss A-MQ, Red Hat JBoss AMQ
Red Hat AMQ customers

E*TRADE, CERN, CenturyLink, AECOM, Sabre Holdings

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