RabbitMQ vs. Memcached

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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 Memcached?

Memcached is an in-memory key-value store for small chunks of arbitrary data (strings, objects) from results of database calls, API calls, or page rendering.
Why do developers choose RabbitMQ?
Why do you like RabbitMQ?

Why do developers choose Memcached?
Why do you like Memcached?

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

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

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What companies use RabbitMQ?
1133 companies on StackShare use RabbitMQ
What companies use Memcached?
900 companies on StackShare use Memcached
What tools integrate with RabbitMQ?
15 tools on StackShare integrate with RabbitMQ
What tools integrate with Memcached?
14 tools on StackShare integrate with Memcached

What are some alternatives to RabbitMQ and Memcached?

  • Kafka - Distributed, fault tolerant, high throughput pub-sub messaging system
  • Amazon SQS - Fully managed message queuing service
  • Celery - Distributed task queue
  • ActiveMQ - A message broker written in Java together with a full JMS client

See all alternatives to RabbitMQ

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