RabbitMQ vs. Kafka vs. NSQ

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Description

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 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.

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    Why do developers choose Kafka?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using RabbitMQ?
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    What are the cons of using Kafka?
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    What are the cons of using NSQ?
    No Cons submitted yet for NSQ
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    Companies

    What companies use RabbitMQ?
    774 companies on StackShare use RabbitMQ
    What companies use Kafka?
    360 companies on StackShare use Kafka
    What companies use NSQ?
    21 companies on StackShare use NSQ

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with RabbitMQ?
    14 tools on StackShare integrate with RabbitMQ
    What tools integrate with Kafka?
    23 tools on StackShare integrate with Kafka
    No integrations listed yet

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

    • Amazon SQS - Fully managed message queuing service
    • Celery - Distributed task queue
    • ActiveMQ - A message broker written in Java together with a full JMS client
    • ZeroMQ - Fast, lightweight messaging library that allows you to design complex communication system without much effort

    See all alternatives to RabbitMQ

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