DistributedLog vs NSQ: What are the differences?
What is DistributedLog? High-performance replicated log service, by Twitter. DistributedLog (DL) is a high-performance, replicated log service, offering durability, replication and strong consistency as essentials for building reliable distributed systems.
What is NSQ? A realtime distributed messaging platform. 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.
DistributedLog and NSQ belong to "Message Queue" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by DistributedLog are:
- High Performance
- Durable and Consistent
- Efficient Fan-in and Fan-out
On the other hand, NSQ provides the following key features:
- support distributed topologies with no SPOF
- horizontally scalable (no brokers, seamlessly add more nodes to the cluster)
- low-latency push based message delivery (performance)
DistributedLog and NSQ are both open source tools. It seems that NSQ with 15.6K GitHub stars and 2.03K forks on GitHub has more adoption than DistributedLog with 2.25K GitHub stars and 283 GitHub forks.