NSQ vs. Kestrel vs. Sparrow



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Description

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 Kestrel?

Kestrel is based on Blaine Cook's "starling" simple, distributed message queue, with added features and bulletproofing, as well as the scalability offered by actors and the JVM.

What is Sparrow?

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

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Pros

Why do developers choose NSQ?
Why do you like NSQ?

Why do developers choose Kestrel?
Why do you like Kestrel?

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

Cons

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

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

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

Companies

What companies use NSQ?
21 companies on StackShare use NSQ
What companies use Kestrel?
4 companies on StackShare use Kestrel
What companies use Sparrow?
0 companies on StackShare use Sparrow

What are some alternatives to NSQ, Kestrel, and Sparrow?

  • RabbitMQ - RabbitMQ is a messaging broker - an intermediary for messaging
  • Kafka - Distributed, fault tolerant, high throughput pub-sub messaging system
  • Celery - Distributed task queue
  • Amazon SQS - Fully managed message queuing service

See all alternatives to NSQ



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