What is ActiveMQ?
Apache ActiveMQ is fast, supports many Cross Language Clients and Protocols, comes with easy to use Enterprise Integration Patterns and many advanced features while fully supporting JMS 1.1 and J2EE 1.4. Apache ActiveMQ is released under the Apache 2.0 License.
ActiveMQ is a tool in the Message Queue category of a tech stack.
Why developers like ActiveMQ
Easy to use
Distributed Network of brokers
Support XA (distributed transactions)