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Description

What is Kafka?

Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.

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 Gearman?

Gearman allows you to do work in parallel, to load balance processing, and to call functions between languages. It can be used in a variety of applications, from high-availability web sites to the transport of database replication events.

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    Why do developers choose ActiveMQ?
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    Why do developers choose Gearman?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Kafka?
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    What are the cons of using ActiveMQ?
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    What are the cons of using Gearman?
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    Companies

    What companies use Kafka?
    357 companies on StackShare use Kafka
    What companies use ActiveMQ?
    29 companies on StackShare use ActiveMQ
    What companies use Gearman?
    19 companies on StackShare use Gearman

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Kafka?
    23 tools on StackShare integrate with Kafka
    What tools integrate with ActiveMQ?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with ActiveMQ
    What tools integrate with Gearman?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Gearman

    What are some alternatives to Kafka, ActiveMQ, and Gearman?

    • RabbitMQ - RabbitMQ is a messaging broker - an intermediary for messaging
    • Amazon SQS - Fully managed message queuing service
    • Celery - Distributed task queue
    • ZeroMQ - Fast, lightweight messaging library that allows you to design complex communication system without much effort

    See all alternatives to Kafka

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