Kafka vs. IronMQ 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 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 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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Companies

What companies use Kafka?
502 companies on StackShare use Kafka
What companies use IronMQ?
13 companies on StackShare use IronMQ
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 IronMQ?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with IronMQ
What tools integrate with RSMQ?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with RSMQ

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

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

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