Amazon SQS vs. IronMQ vs. Starling

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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 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.

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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Cons

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Amazon SQS?
430 companies on StackShare use Amazon SQS
What companies use IronMQ?
13 companies on StackShare use IronMQ
What companies use Starling?
1 companies on StackShare use Starling

Integrations

What tools integrate with Amazon SQS?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon SQS
What tools integrate with IronMQ?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with IronMQ
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What are some alternatives to Amazon SQS, IronMQ, and Starling?

  • 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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