RabbitMQ vs. Celery vs. ActiveMQ



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Description

What is RabbitMQ?

RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.

What is Celery?

Celery is an asynchronous task queue/job queue based on distributed message passing. It is focused on real-time operation, but supports scheduling as well.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose RabbitMQ?
Why do you like RabbitMQ?

Why do developers choose Celery?
Why do you like Celery?

Why do developers choose ActiveMQ?
Why do you like ActiveMQ?

Cons

What are the cons of using RabbitMQ?
Downsides of RabbitMQ?

What are the cons of using Celery?
No Cons submitted yet for Celery
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What are the cons of using ActiveMQ?
No Cons submitted yet for ActiveMQ
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Companies

What companies use RabbitMQ?
1045 companies on StackShare use RabbitMQ
What companies use Celery?
330 companies on StackShare use Celery
What companies use ActiveMQ?
41 companies on StackShare use ActiveMQ

Integrations

What tools integrate with RabbitMQ?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with RabbitMQ
What tools integrate with Celery?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Celery
What tools integrate with ActiveMQ?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with ActiveMQ

What are some alternatives to RabbitMQ, Celery, and ActiveMQ?

  • Kafka - Distributed, fault tolerant, high throughput pub-sub messaging system
  • Amazon SQS - Fully managed message queuing service
  • ZeroMQ - Fast, lightweight messaging library that allows you to design complex communication system without much effort
  • NSQ - A realtime distributed messaging platform

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