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IBM MQ vs Sandglass: What are the differences?

Developers describe IBM MQ as "Enterprise-grade messaging middleware". It is a messaging middleware that simplifies and accelerates the integration of diverse applications and business data across multiple platforms. It offers proven, enterprise-grade messaging capabilities that skillfully and safely move information. On the other hand, Sandglass is detailed as "Distributed, scalable, persistent time-sorted message queue". A distributed, horizontally scalable, persistent, time ordered message queue. Developed to support asynchronous tasks and message scheduling which makes it suitable for usage as a task queue.

IBM MQ and Sandglass can be categorized as "Message Queue" tools.

Sandglass is an open source tool with 1.52K GitHub stars and 40 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Sandglass's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of IBM MQ
Pros of Sandglass
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    Reliable for banking transactions
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    Useful for big enteprises
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    Secure
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    Many deployment options (containers, cloud, VM etc)
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    High Availability
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      Cost
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      What is IBM MQ?

      It is a messaging middleware that simplifies and accelerates the integration of diverse applications and business data across multiple platforms. It offers proven, enterprise-grade messaging capabilities that skillfully and safely move information.

      What is Sandglass?

      A distributed, horizontally scalable, persistent, time ordered message queue. Developed to support asynchronous tasks and message scheduling which makes it suitable for usage as a task queue.

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        What are some alternatives to IBM MQ and Sandglass?
        RabbitMQ
        RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
        Kafka
        Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
        ActiveMQ
        Apache ActiveMQ is fast, supports many Cross Language Clients and Protocols, comes with easy to use Enterprise Integration Patterns and many advanced features while fully supporting JMS 1.1 and J2EE 1.4. Apache ActiveMQ is released under the Apache 2.0 License.
        MQTT
        It was designed as an extremely lightweight publish/subscribe messaging transport. It is useful for connections with remote locations where a small code footprint is required and/or network bandwidth is at a premium.
        Azure Service Bus
        It is a cloud messaging system for connecting apps and devices across public and private clouds. You can depend on it when you need highly-reliable cloud messaging service between applications and services, even when one or more is offline.
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