RabbitMQ vs. Kafka vs. Gearman



Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • 402
  • 323
  • 8.88K
  • -
  • 37
  • 0
  • 77
  • 40
  • 471

GitHub Stats

No public GitHub repository stats available

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.

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Ask a Question

Pros

Why do developers choose RabbitMQ?
Why do you like RabbitMQ?

Why do developers choose Kafka?
Why do you like Kafka?

Why do developers choose Gearman?
Why do you like Gearman?

Cons

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

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

What are the cons of using Gearman?
No Cons submitted yet for Gearman
Downsides of Gearman?

Companies

What companies use RabbitMQ?
1024 companies on StackShare use RabbitMQ
What companies use Kafka?
503 companies on StackShare use Kafka
What companies use Gearman?
26 companies on StackShare use Gearman

Integrations

What tools integrate with RabbitMQ?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with RabbitMQ
What tools integrate with Kafka?
26 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

See all alternatives to RabbitMQ

Latest News

Spring Messaging Projects Maintenance Releases - Int...
Containerizing a Data Ingest Pipeline: Making the JV...
Kafka Streams on Heroku


Interest Over Time


Get help choosing one of these