RabbitMQ vs. Kafka vs. Gearman

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Description

What is RabbitMQ?

RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.

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 Gearman?

Gearman allows you to do work in parallel, to load balance processing, and to call functions between languages. It can be used in a variety of applications, from high-availability web sites to the transport of database replication events.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using RabbitMQ?
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    Companies

    What companies use RabbitMQ?
    767 companies on StackShare use RabbitMQ
    What companies use Kafka?
    357 companies on StackShare use Kafka
    What companies use Gearman?
    19 companies on StackShare use Gearman

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with RabbitMQ?
    14 tools on StackShare integrate with RabbitMQ
    What tools integrate with Kafka?
    23 tools on StackShare integrate with Kafka
    What tools integrate with Gearman?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Gearman

    What are some alternatives to RabbitMQ, Kafka, and Gearman?

    • Amazon SQS - Fully managed message queuing service
    • 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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