What is 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.
Mosquitto is a tool in the Message Queue category of a tech stack.
Mosquitto is an open source tool with 4.5K GitHub stars and 1.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Mosquitto's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Mosquitto?
13 companies reportedly use Mosquitto in their tech stacks, including QRPoint, Nina, and SCMC-CMU.
65 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Mosquitto.
Pros of Mosquitto
Simple and light
Mosquitto Alternatives & Comparisons
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