RabbitMQ vs. IronMQ vs. Sparrow



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What is RabbitMQ?

RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.

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 Sparrow?

Sparrow keeps messages in memory, but persists them to disk, using Sqlite, when the queue is shutdown.

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Why do developers choose RabbitMQ?
Why do you like RabbitMQ?

Why do developers choose IronMQ?
Why do you like IronMQ?

Why do developers choose Sparrow?
Why do you like Sparrow?

What are the cons of using RabbitMQ?
Downsides of RabbitMQ?

What are the cons of using IronMQ?
Downsides of IronMQ?

What are the cons of using Sparrow?
No Cons submitted yet for Sparrow
Downsides of Sparrow?

How much does RabbitMQ cost?
How much does IronMQ cost?
IronMQ Pricing
How much does Sparrow cost?
What companies use RabbitMQ?
1112 companies on StackShare use RabbitMQ
What companies use IronMQ?
14 companies on StackShare use IronMQ
What companies use Sparrow?
0 companies on StackShare use Sparrow
What tools integrate with RabbitMQ?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with RabbitMQ
What tools integrate with IronMQ?
10 tools on StackShare integrate with IronMQ
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to RabbitMQ, IronMQ, and Sparrow?

  • Kafka - Distributed, fault tolerant, high throughput pub-sub messaging system
  • 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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