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Mosquitto

An open source message broker that implements the MQTT protocol
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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?

Companies
13 companies reportedly use Mosquitto in their tech stacks, including QRPoint, Nina, and SCMC-CMU.

Developers
65 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Mosquitto.
Pros of Mosquitto
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Mosquitto Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Mosquitto?
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.
Mosca
A Node.js MQTT broker, which can be used as a Standalone Service or embedded in another Node.js application.
EMQ
It is fully open source and licensed under the Apache Version 2.0. It implements both MQTT V3.1 and V3.1.1 protocol specifications, and supports MQTT-SN, CoAP, WebSocket, STOMP and SockJS at the same time.
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.
RabbitMQ
RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
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