Apache RocketMQ vs ZeroMQ: What are the differences?
Developers describe Apache RocketMQ 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. On the other hand, ZeroMQ is detailed as "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.
Apache RocketMQ and ZeroMQ can be categorized as "Message Queue" tools.
Apache RocketMQ and ZeroMQ are both open source tools. Apache RocketMQ with 8.25K GitHub stars and 4.23K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than ZeroMQ with 5.33K GitHub stars and 1.57K GitHub forks.