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Mosquitto vs ZeroMQ: What are the differences?

What is Mosquitto? An open source message broker that implements the MQTT protocol. It is lightweight and is suitable for use on all devices from low power single board computers to full servers.. The MQTT protocol provides a lightweight method of carrying out messaging using a publish/subscribe model. This makes it suitable for Internet of Things messaging such as with low power sensors or mobile devices such as phones, embedded computers or microcontrollers.

What is ZeroMQ? Fast, lightweight messaging library that allows you to design complex communication system without much effort. 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.

Mosquitto and ZeroMQ belong to "Message Queue" category of the tech stack.

ZeroMQ is an open source tool with 5.34K GitHub stars and 1.57K GitHub forks. Here's a link to ZeroMQ's open source repository on GitHub.

Binary.com, GrowSumo, and indico are some of the popular companies that use ZeroMQ, whereas Mosquitto is used by Teleolabs, Xanview Ltd, and Future Corporation. ZeroMQ has a broader approval, being mentioned in 35 company stacks & 12 developers stacks; compared to Mosquitto, which is listed in 3 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

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Pros of Mosquitto
Pros of ZeroMQ
  • 9
    Simple and light
  • 4
    Performance
  • 24
    Fast
  • 20
    Lightweight
  • 11
    Transport agnostic
  • 7
    No broker required
  • 4
    Low level APIs are in C
  • 4
    Low latency
  • 1
    Open source
  • 1
    Publish-Subscribe

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Cons of Mosquitto
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    • 5
      No message durability
    • 3
      Not a very reliable system - message delivery wise
    • 1
      M x N problem with M producers and N consumers

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    What is Mosquitto?

    It is lightweight and is suitable for use on all devices from low power single board computers to full servers.. The MQTT protocol provides a lightweight method of carrying out messaging using a publish/subscribe model. This makes it suitable for Internet of Things messaging such as with low power sensors or mobile devices such as phones, embedded computers or microcontrollers.

    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.

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    ActiveMQ
    Apache ActiveMQ is fast, supports many Cross Language Clients and Protocols, comes with easy to use Enterprise Integration Patterns and many advanced features while fully supporting JMS 1.1 and J2EE 1.4. Apache ActiveMQ is released under the Apache 2.0 License.
    Mosca
    A Node.js MQTT broker, which can be used as a Standalone Service or embedded in another Node.js application.
    EMQX
    EMQX is a cloud-native, MQTT-based, IoT messaging platform designed for high reliability and massive scale. Licensed under the Apache Version 2.0, EMQX is 100% compliant with MQTT 5.0 and 3.x standard protocol specifications.
    VerneMQ
    VerneMQ is a distributed MQTT message broker, implemented in Erlang/OTP. It's open source, and Apache 2 licensed. VerneMQ implements the MQTT 3.1, 3.1.1 and 5.0 specifications.
    RabbitMQ
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