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ActiveMQ vs Apollo: What are the differences?

What is ActiveMQ? A message broker written in Java together with a full JMS client. 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.

What is Apollo? GraphQL server for Express, Connect, Hapi, Koa and more. Build a universal GraphQL API on top of your existing REST APIs, so you can ship new application features fast without waiting on backend changes.

ActiveMQ can be classified as a tool in the "Message Queue" category, while Apollo is grouped under "Platform as a Service".

"Open source" is the top reason why over 9 developers like ActiveMQ, while over 8 developers mention "From the creators of Meteor" as the leading cause for choosing Apollo.

ActiveMQ and Apollo are both open source tools. Apollo with 7.55K GitHub stars and 940 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than ActiveMQ with 1.51K GitHub stars and 1.05K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Apollo has a broader approval, being mentioned in 131 company stacks & 127 developers stacks; compared to ActiveMQ, which is listed in 33 company stacks and 17 developer stacks.

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Pros of ActiveMQ
Pros of Apollo
  • 17
    Easy to use
  • 14
    Open source
  • 13
    Efficient
  • 10
    JMS compliant
  • 6
    High Availability
  • 5
    Scalable
  • 3
    Support XA (distributed transactions)
  • 3
    Persistence
  • 2
    Distributed Network of brokers
  • 1
    Highly configurable
  • 1
    Docker delievery
  • 0
    RabbitMQ
  • 12
    From the creators of Meteor
  • 3
    Great documentation
  • 2
    Real time if use subscription
  • 1
    Open source

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Cons of ActiveMQ
Cons of Apollo
  • 1
    Support
  • 1
    Low resilience to exceptions and interruptions
  • 1
    Difficult to scale
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    What is 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.

    What is Apollo?

    Build a universal GraphQL API on top of your existing REST APIs, so you can ship new application features fast without waiting on backend changes.

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    What are some alternatives to ActiveMQ and Apollo?
    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.
    IBM MQ
    It is a messaging middleware that simplifies and accelerates the integration of diverse applications and business data across multiple platforms. It offers proven, enterprise-grade messaging capabilities that skillfully and safely move information.
    ZeroMQ
    The 0MQ lightweight messaging kernel is a library which extends the standard socket interfaces with features traditionally provided by specialised messaging middleware products. 0MQ sockets provide an abstraction of asynchronous message queues, multiple messaging patterns, message filtering (subscriptions), seamless access to multiple transport protocols and more.
    Amazon SQS
    Transmit any volume of data, at any level of throughput, without losing messages or requiring other services to be always available. With SQS, you can offload the administrative burden of operating and scaling a highly available messaging cluster, while paying a low price for only what you use.
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