Question: Which is better ActiveMQ or RabbitMQ?

RabbitMQ is the best performance wise according to me, but it does not have failover and recovery options. ActiveMQ has the most features, but is slower. Update : HornetQ is also an option you can look into, it is JMS Complaint, a better option than ActiveMQ if you are looking for a JMS based solution.

What is the difference between ActiveMQ and RabbitMQ?

ActiveMQ is used in enterprise projects to store multiple instances and supports clustering environments based on the JMS messaging specification. RabbitMQ is a message broker which is executed in low-level AMQP protocol and acts as an intermediator between two application in the communication process.

Is Kafka better than ActiveMQ?

Kafka is way faster than ActiveMQ. It can handle millions of messages per sec. ActiveMQ supports both message queues and publishes/subscribe messaging systems. On the other hand, Kafka is based on publish/subscribe but does have certain advantages of message-queues.

Which is better RabbitMQ or Kafka?

Kafka is ideal for big data use cases that require the best throughput, while RabbitMQ is ideal for low latency message delivery, guarantees on a per-message basis, and complex routing.

Does RabbitMQ use a database?

Every RabbitMQ node has a data directory that stores all the information that resides on that node. A data directory contains two types of data: definitions (metadata, schema/topology) and message store data.

Why should I use RabbitMQ?

RabbitMQ enables asynchronous processing, meaning that it allows you to put a message in a queue without processing it immediately. RabbitMQ simply stores messages and passes them to consumers when ready. RabbitMQ is a reliable open source message broker.

Where are RabbitMQ queues stored?

In RabbitMQ versions prior to 3.7. 0 messages are stored in several directories under the node data directory: queues, msg_store_persistent and msg_store_transient. Also there is a recovery. dets file which contains recovery metadata if the node was stopped gracefully.

When should we use RabbitMQ?

RabbitMQ is therefore ideal for long-running tasks or blocking tasks, allowing web servers to respond quickly to requests instead of being forced to perform computationally intensive tasks on the spot. RabbitMQ simply stores messages and passes them to consumers when ready.

What is RabbitMQ good for?

RabbitMQ is a messaging broker - an intermediary for messaging. It gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.

Is MQ Asynchronous?

What Is Message Queue? The MQ product is a standards-based solution to the problem of reliable, asynchronous messaging for distributed applications.

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