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Amazon MQ vs IBM MQ: What are the differences?

Developers describe Amazon MQ as "Managed Message Broker Service for ActiveMQ". Amazon MQ is a managed message broker service for Apache ActiveMQ that makes it easy to set up and operate message brokers in the cloud. On the other hand, IBM MQ is detailed as "Enterprise-grade messaging middleware". It is a messaging middleware that simplifies and accelerates the integration of diverse applications and business data across multiple platforms. It offers proven, enterprise-grade messaging capabilities that skillfully and safely move information.

Amazon MQ and IBM MQ can be categorized as "Message Queue" tools.

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MITHIRIDI PRASANTH
Software Engineer at LightMetrics · | 4 upvotes · 94K views
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I want to schedule a message. Amazon SQS provides a delay of 15 minutes, but I want it in some hours.

Example: Let's say a Message1 is consumed by a consumer A but somehow it failed inside the consumer. I would want to put it in a queue and retry after 4hrs. Can I do this in Amazon MQ? I have seen in some Amazon MQ videos saying scheduling messages can be done. But, I'm not sure how.

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Andres Paredes
Lead Senior Software Engineer at InTouch Technology · | 1 upvotes · 70.5K views
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Mithiridi, I believe you are talking about two different things. 1. If you need to process messages with delays of more 15m or at specific times, it's not a good idea to use queues, independently of tool SQM, Rabbit or Amazon MQ. you should considerer another approach using a scheduled job. 2. For dead queues and policy retries RabbitMQ, for example, doesn't support your use case. https://medium.com/@kiennguyen88/rabbitmq-delay-retry-schedule-with-dead-letter-exchange-31fb25a440fc I'm not sure if that is possible SNS/SQS support, they have a maximum delay for delivery (maxDelayTarget) in seconds but it's not clear the number. You can check this out: https://docs.aws.amazon.com/sns/latest/dg/sns-message-delivery-retries.html

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Pros of Amazon MQ
Pros of IBM MQ
  • 7
    Supports low IQ developers
  • 2
    Supports existing protocols (JMS, NMS, AMQP, STOMP, …)
  • 2
    Easy to migrate existing messaging service
  • 3
    Reliable for banking transactions
  • 2
    Useful for big enteprises
  • 2
    Secure
  • 1
    Many deployment options (containers, cloud, VM etc)
  • 1
    High Availability

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Cons of Amazon MQ
Cons of IBM MQ
  • 3
    Slow AF
  • 2
    Cost

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What is Amazon MQ?

Amazon MQ is a managed message broker service for Apache ActiveMQ that makes it easy to set up and operate message brokers in the cloud.

What is IBM MQ?

It is a messaging middleware that simplifies and accelerates the integration of diverse applications and business data across multiple platforms. It offers proven, enterprise-grade messaging capabilities that skillfully and safely move information.

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What are some alternatives to Amazon MQ and IBM MQ?
Amazon SQS
Transmit any volume of data, at any level of throughput, without losing messages or requiring other services to be always available. With SQS, you can offload the administrative burden of operating and scaling a highly available messaging cluster, while paying a low price for only what you use.
RabbitMQ
RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
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.
Kafka
Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
Azure Service Bus
It is a cloud messaging system for connecting apps and devices across public and private clouds. You can depend on it when you need highly-reliable cloud messaging service between applications and services, even when one or more is offline.
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