Kafka vs. RSMQ vs. Starling

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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 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.

What is Starling?

Starling is a powerful but simple messaging server that enables reliable distributed queuing with an absolutely minimal overhead. It speaks the MemCache protocol for maximum cross-platform compatibility. Any language that speaks MemCache can take advantage of Starling's queue facilities.

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351 Companies Using Kafka
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1 Companies Using Starling

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

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

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