MQTT logo

MQTT

A machine-to-machine Internet of Things connectivity protocol
244
236
+ 1
3

What is 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.
MQTT is a tool in the Message Queue category of a tech stack.

Who uses MQTT?

Companies
47 companies reportedly use MQTT in their tech stacks, including doubleSlash, energy2market, and Pubu.

Developers
191 developers on StackShare have stated that they use MQTT.

MQTT Integrations

TimescaleDB, JSON-RPC, Huginn, PHONK, and HostedMetrics are some of the popular tools that integrate with MQTT. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with MQTT.

MQTT Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to MQTT?
RabbitMQ
RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
REST
An architectural style for developing web services. A distributed system framework that uses Web protocols and technologies.
XMPP
It is a set of open technologies for instant messaging, presence, multi-party chat, voice and video calls, collaboration, lightweight middleware, content syndication, and generalized routing of XML data.
Google Cloud Messaging
Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) is a free service that enables developers to send messages between servers and client apps. This includes downstream messages from servers to client apps, and upstream messages from client apps to servers.
Kafka
Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
See all alternatives

MQTT's Followers
236 developers follow MQTT to keep up with related blogs and decisions.