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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 Sparrow?

Sparrow keeps messages in memory, but persists them to disk, using Sqlite, when the queue is shutdown.
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          What are some alternatives to IronMQ, Kafka, and Sparrow?
          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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          Reviews of IronMQ, Kafka, and Sparrow
          Avatar of umuro
          Co-Founder at Publitory
          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 Sparrow
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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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