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MQTT vs Sparrow: What are the differences?

MQTT: A machine-to-machine Internet of Things connectivity protocol. It was designed as an extremely lightweight publish/subscribe messaging transport. It is useful for connections with remote locations where a small code footprint is required and/or network bandwidth is at a premium; Sparrow: A really fast lightweight queue written in Ruby that speaks memcache. Sparrow keeps messages in memory, but persists them to disk, using Sqlite, when the queue is shutdown.

MQTT and Sparrow can be categorized as "Message Queue" tools.

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Pros of MQTT
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    Varying levels of Quality of Service to fit a range of
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    Very easy to configure and use with open source tools
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    Lightweight with a relatively small data footprint
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    Cons of MQTT
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      Easy to configure in an unsecure manner
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      What is MQTT?

      It was designed as an extremely lightweight publish/subscribe messaging transport. It is useful for connections with remote locations where a small code footprint is required and/or network bandwidth is at a premium.

      What is Sparrow?

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

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          What are some alternatives to MQTT and Sparrow?
          RabbitMQ
          RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
          REST
          An architectural style for developing web services. A distributed system framework that uses Web protocols and technologies.
          XMPP
          It is a set of open technologies for instant messaging, presence, multi-party chat, voice and video calls, collaboration, lightweight middleware, content syndication, and generalized routing of XML data.
          Google Cloud Messaging
          Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) is a free service that enables developers to send messages between servers and client apps. This includes downstream messages from servers to client apps, and upstream messages from client apps to servers.
          Kafka
          Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
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