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A machine-to-machine Internet of Things connectivity protocol
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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?

31 companies reportedly use MQTT in their tech stacks, including Pubu, Netbeast Dashboard, and Jaumo.

53 developers on StackShare have stated that they use MQTT.

Why developers like MQTT?

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MQTT Reviews

Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose MQTT in their tech stack.

Saikat Chakrabortty
Saikat Chakrabortty
Software Engineer Ā· | 1 upvotes Ā· 2.5K views

MQTT is one of the light weigh, its small size, low power usage, minimized data packets and ease of implementation make the protocol ideal of the ā€œmachine-to-machineā€ or ā€œInternet of Thingsā€ world. we have used it to communicate with devices from server.

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MQTT Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to MQTT?
RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
An architectural style for developing web services. A distributed system framework that uses Web protocols and technologies.
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 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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MQTT's Followers
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