Kafka vs. Gearman vs. RSMQ



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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 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.

What is RSMQ?

tl;dr: If you run a Redis server and currently use Amazon SQS or a similar message queue you might as well use this fast little replacement. Using a shared Redis server multiple Node.js processes can send / receive messages.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Gearman?
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Why do developers choose RSMQ?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Kafka?
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What are the cons of using Gearman?
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Companies

What companies use Kafka?
522 companies on StackShare use Kafka
What companies use Gearman?
26 companies on StackShare use Gearman
What companies use RSMQ?
1 companies on StackShare use RSMQ

Integrations

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 tools integrate with RSMQ?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with RSMQ

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

  • RabbitMQ - RabbitMQ is a messaging broker - an intermediary for messaging
  • Celery - Distributed task queue
  • Amazon SQS - Fully managed message queuing service
  • ActiveMQ - A message broker written in Java together with a full JMS client

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