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ActiveMQ vs XMPP: 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; XMPP: An open XML technology for real-time communication. It is a set of open technologies for instant messaging, presence, multi-party chat, voice and video calls, collaboration, lightweight middleware, content syndication, and generalized routing of XML data.

ActiveMQ can be classified as a tool in the "Message Queue" category, while XMPP is grouped under "Container Tools".

ActiveMQ is an open source tool with 1.53K GitHub stars and 1.06K 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 XMPP is used by Mendix, Vidyo.io, and Relayo. ActiveMQ has a broader approval, being mentioned in 52 company stacks & 120 developers stacks; compared to XMPP, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.

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Pros of ActiveMQ
Pros of XMPP
  • 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
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    Cons of ActiveMQ
    Cons of XMPP
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      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 XMPP?

      It is a set of open technologies for instant messaging, presence, multi-party chat, voice and video calls, collaboration, lightweight middleware, content syndication, and generalized routing of XML data.

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