Kestrel vs Apache RocketMQ: What are the differences?
Developers describe Kestrel as "Simple, distributed message queue system". 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. On the other hand, Apache RocketMQ is detailed as "Open source distributed messaging and streaming data platform". Apache RocketMQ is a distributed messaging and streaming platform with low latency, high performance and reliability, trillion-level capacity and flexible scalability.
Kestrel and Apache RocketMQ can be primarily classified as "Message Queue" tools.
Kestrel and Apache RocketMQ are both open source tools. Apache RocketMQ with 8.25K GitHub stars and 4.23K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Kestrel with 2.8K GitHub stars and 326 GitHub forks.