Kafka vs. ZeroMQ vs. RSMQ

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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 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.

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.

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Cons

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Companies

What companies use Kafka?
501 companies on StackShare use Kafka
What companies use ZeroMQ?
42 companies on StackShare use ZeroMQ
What companies use RSMQ?
1 companies on StackShare use RSMQ

Integrations

What tools integrate with Kafka?
24 tools on StackShare integrate with Kafka
What tools integrate with ZeroMQ?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with ZeroMQ
What tools integrate with RSMQ?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with RSMQ

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

  • RabbitMQ - RabbitMQ is a messaging broker - an intermediary for messaging
  • 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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