Amazon SQS vs. NSQ vs. IronMQ



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What is 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.

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 IronMQ?

An easy-to-use highly available message queuing service. Built for distributed cloud applications with critical messaging needs. Provides on-demand message queuing with advanced features and cloud-optimized performance.

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Why do developers choose Amazon SQS?
Why do you like Amazon SQS?

Why do developers choose NSQ?
Why do you like NSQ?

Why do developers choose IronMQ?
Why do you like IronMQ?

What are the cons of using Amazon SQS?
Downsides of Amazon SQS?

What are the cons of using NSQ?
Downsides of NSQ?

What are the cons of using IronMQ?
Downsides of IronMQ?

How much does Amazon SQS cost?
Amazon SQS Pricing
How much does NSQ cost?
How much does IronMQ cost?
IronMQ Pricing
What companies use Amazon SQS?
447 companies on StackShare use Amazon SQS
What companies use NSQ?
21 companies on StackShare use NSQ
What companies use IronMQ?
13 companies on StackShare use IronMQ
What tools integrate with Amazon SQS?
6 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon SQS
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with IronMQ?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with IronMQ

What are some alternatives to Amazon SQS, NSQ, and IronMQ?

  • RabbitMQ - RabbitMQ is a messaging broker - an intermediary for messaging
  • Kafka - Distributed, fault tolerant, high throughput pub-sub messaging system
  • Celery - Distributed task queue
  • ActiveMQ - A message broker written in Java together with a full JMS client

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