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EMQX

The most scalable open-source MQTT broker for IoT, IIoT, and connected vehicles
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What is EMQX?

EMQX is a cloud-native, MQTT-based, IoT messaging platform designed for high reliability and massive scale. Licensed under the Apache Version 2.0, EMQX is 100% compliant with MQTT 5.0 and 3.x standard protocol specifications.
EMQX is a tool in the Message Queue category of a tech stack.
EMQX is an open source tool with 11K GitHub stars and 1.9K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to EMQX's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses EMQX?

Companies
7 companies reportedly use EMQX in their tech stacks, including Haptik, Qubitro, and Autonom8.

Developers
19 developers on StackShare have stated that they use EMQX.
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EMQX's Features

  • Scale to 100 million concurrent MQTT connections with a single EMQX 5.0 cluster./Licensed under the Apache Version 2.0, 100% compliant with MQTT 5.0 and 3.x standard protocol specifications for better scalability, security, and reliability./Move and process millions of MQTT messages per second in a single broker./Guarantee sub-millisecond latency in message delivery with the soft real-time runtime./Achieve high availability and horizontal scalability with a masterless distributed architecture./Easy to deploy on-premises and in public clouds with Kubernetes Operator and Terraform.

EMQX Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to EMQX?
VerneMQ
VerneMQ is a distributed MQTT message broker, implemented in Erlang/OTP. It's open source, and Apache 2 licensed. VerneMQ implements the MQTT 3.1, 3.1.1 and 5.0 specifications.
MQTT
It was designed as an extremely lightweight publish/subscribe messaging transport. It is useful for connections with remote locations where a small code footprint is required and/or network bandwidth is at a premium.
Mosquitto
It is lightweight and is suitable for use on all devices from low power single board computers to full servers.. The MQTT protocol provides a lightweight method of carrying out messaging using a publish/subscribe model. This makes it suitable for Internet of Things messaging such as with low power sensors or mobile devices such as phones, embedded computers or microcontrollers.
RabbitMQ
RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
Kafka
Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
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