Kafka vs. NSQ vs. IronMQ



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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 NSQ?

NSQ is a realtime distributed messaging platform designed to operate at scale, handling billions of messages per day. It promotes distributed and decentralized topologies without single points of failure, enabling fault tolerance and high availability coupled with a reliable message delivery guarantee. See features & guarantees.

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.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Kafka?
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Why do developers choose NSQ?
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Why do developers choose IronMQ?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Kafka?
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What are the cons of using NSQ?
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What are the cons of using IronMQ?
No Cons submitted yet for IronMQ
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Pricing

How much does Kafka cost?
How much does NSQ cost?
How much does IronMQ cost?
IronMQ Pricing

Companies

What companies use Kafka?
526 companies on StackShare use Kafka
What companies use NSQ?
21 companies on StackShare use NSQ
What companies use IronMQ?
13 companies on StackShare use IronMQ

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kafka?
26 tools on StackShare integrate with Kafka
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with IronMQ?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with IronMQ

What are some alternatives to Kafka, NSQ, and IronMQ?

  • 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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