NSQ vs. ActiveMQ vs. Starling

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Description

What is NSQ?

NSQ is a realtime distributed messaging platform designed to operate at scale, handling billions of messages per day. It promotes distributed and decentralized topologies without single points of failure, enabling fault tolerance and high availability coupled with a reliable message delivery guarantee. See features & guarantees.

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 Starling?

Starling is a powerful but simple messaging server that enables reliable distributed queuing with an absolutely minimal overhead. It speaks the MemCache protocol for maximum cross-platform compatibility. Any language that speaks MemCache can take advantage of Starling's queue facilities.

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Why do developers choose NSQ?
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    Why do developers choose ActiveMQ?
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    Why do developers choose Starling?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using NSQ?
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    What are the cons of using ActiveMQ?
    No Cons submitted yet for ActiveMQ
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    What are the cons of using Starling?
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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use NSQ?
    21 companies on StackShare use NSQ
    What companies use ActiveMQ?
    28 companies on StackShare use ActiveMQ
    What companies use Starling?
    1 companies on StackShare use Starling

    Integrations

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    What tools integrate with ActiveMQ?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with ActiveMQ
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    What are some alternatives to NSQ, ActiveMQ, and Starling?

    • RabbitMQ - RabbitMQ is a messaging broker - an intermediary for messaging
    • Kafka - Distributed, fault tolerant, high throughput pub-sub messaging system
    • Amazon SQS - Fully managed message queuing service
    • Celery - Distributed task queue

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