Kafka vs. Amazon SQS vs. Sparrow



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Description

What is Kafka?

Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.

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 Sparrow?

Sparrow keeps messages in memory, but persists them to disk, using Sqlite, when the queue is shutdown.

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Cons

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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Kafka?
529 companies on StackShare use Kafka
What companies use Amazon SQS?
431 companies on StackShare use Amazon SQS
What companies use Sparrow?
0 companies on StackShare use Sparrow

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kafka?
26 tools on StackShare integrate with Kafka
What tools integrate with Amazon SQS?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Amazon SQS
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What are some alternatives to Kafka, Amazon SQS, and Sparrow?

  • RabbitMQ - RabbitMQ is a messaging broker - an intermediary for messaging
  • Celery - Distributed task queue
  • ActiveMQ - A message broker written in Java together with a full JMS client
  • ZeroMQ - Fast, lightweight messaging library that allows you to design complex communication system without much effort

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