What is 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.
ActiveMQ is a tool in the Message Queue category of a tech stack.
ActiveMQ is an open source tool with 2.1K GitHub stars and 1.4K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to ActiveMQ's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses ActiveMQ?
94 companies reportedly use ActiveMQ in their tech stacks, including Intuit, Backbase, and RatePAY GmbH.
396 developers on StackShare have stated that they use ActiveMQ.
Datadog, Netdata, Amazon MQ, SignalFx, and Server Density are some of the popular tools that integrate with ActiveMQ. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with ActiveMQ.
Pros of ActiveMQ
Easy to use
Distributed Network of brokers
Support XA (distributed transactions)
Decisions about ActiveMQ
Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose ActiveMQ in their tech stack.
I want to choose Message Queue with the following features - Highly Available, Distributed, Scalable, Monitoring. I have RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, Kafka and Apache RocketMQ in mind. But I am confused which one to choose.
May 29 2015 at 9:25AM
- Protect your data & Balance your Load
- Easy enterprise integration patterns
- Flexible deployment
ActiveMQ Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to ActiveMQ?
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