IronMQ vs Kafka vs Kestrel

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What is IronMQ?

An easy-to-use highly available message queuing service. Built for distributed cloud applications with critical messaging needs. Provides on-demand message queuing with advanced features and cloud-optimized performance.

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 Kestrel?

Kestrel is based on Blaine Cook's "starling" simple, distributed message queue, with added features and bulletproofing, as well as the scalability offered by actors and the JVM.

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        What are some alternatives to IronMQ, Kafka, and Kestrel?
        RabbitMQ
        RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
        Amazon SQS
        Transmit any volume of data, at any level of throughput, without losing messages or requiring other services to be always available. With SQS, you can offload the administrative burden of operating and scaling a highly available messaging cluster, while paying a low price for only what you use.
        Celery
        Celery is an asynchronous task queue/job queue based on distributed message passing. It is focused on real-time operation, but supports scheduling as well.
        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.
        ZeroMQ
        The 0MQ lightweight messaging kernel is a library which extends the standard socket interfaces with features traditionally provided by specialised messaging middleware products. 0MQ sockets provide an abstraction of asynchronous message queues, multiple messaging patterns, message filtering (subscriptions), seamless access to multiple transport protocols and more.
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        Avatar of umuro
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        Review ofIronMQIronMQ

        I deploy to Heroku. However, my applications require full linux applications that cannot be deployed to Heroku. I deploy them to Rackspace.

        Then Heroku and Rackspace communicate over IronMQ. Problem solved.

        How developers use IronMQ, Kafka, and Kestrel
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        Pinterest uses KafkaKafka

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        Front-end messages are logged to Kafka by our API and application servers. We have batch processing (on the middle-left) and real-time processing (on the middle-right) pipelines to process the experiment data. For batch processing, after daily raw log get to s3, we start our nightly experiment workflow to figure out experiment users groups and experiment metrics. We use our in-house workflow management system Pinball to manage the dependencies of all these MapReduce jobs.

        Avatar of Coolfront Technologies
        Coolfront Technologies uses KafkaKafka

        Building out real-time streaming server to present data insights to Coolfront Mobile customers and internal sales and marketing teams.

        Avatar of ShareThis
        ShareThis uses KafkaKafka

        We are using Kafka as a message queue to process our widget logs.

        Avatar of Christopher Davison
        Christopher Davison uses KafkaKafka

        Used for communications and triggering jobs across ETL systems

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        theskyinflames uses KafkaKafka

        Used as a integration middleware by messaging interchanging.

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        True Fiction Production AB uses IronMQIronMQ

        Process queues

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