IronMQ vs NSQ vs Sparrow

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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 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 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, NSQ, 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.
            Kafka
            Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
            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.
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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, NSQ, and Sparrow
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            InsideSales.com uses NSQNSQ

            The built-in Gamification that comes with our Playbooks application uses NSQ for work queues and microservice communication.

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            True Fiction Production AB uses IronMQIronMQ

            Process queues

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