ActiveMQ vs MQTT: What are the differences?
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; MQTT: A machine-to-machine Internet of Things connectivity protocol. 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.
ActiveMQ and MQTT can be primarily classified as "Message Queue" tools.
ActiveMQ is an open source tool with 1.51K GitHub stars and 1.05K GitHub forks. Here's a link to ActiveMQ's open source repository on GitHub.
Intuit, Wix, and SoFi are some of the popular companies that use ActiveMQ, whereas MQTT is used by Pubu, Jaumo, and Danale Inc. ActiveMQ has a broader approval, being mentioned in 33 company stacks & 17 developers stacks; compared to MQTT, which is listed in 12 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.
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