What is IBM MQ?
It is a messaging middleware that simplifies and accelerates the integration of diverse applications and business data across multiple platforms. It offers proven, enterprise-grade messaging capabilities that skillfully and safely move information.
IBM MQ is a tool in the Message Queue category of a tech stack.
Who uses IBM MQ?
9 companies reportedly use IBM MQ in their tech stacks, including doubleSlash, DBS C2E, and Ukuli Data.
97 developers on StackShare have stated that they use IBM MQ.
IBM MQ Integrations
Pros of IBM MQ
Useful for big enteprises
Reliable for banking transactions
Broader connectivity - more protocols, APIs, Files etc
Many deployment options (containers, cloud, VM etc)
Decisions about IBM MQ
Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose IBM MQ in their tech stack.
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IBM MQ's Features
- Once-and-once-only delivery
- Asynchronous messaging
- Powerful protection
- Simplified, smart management
- Augmented security
- Expanded client application options
IBM MQ Alternatives & Comparisons
What are some alternatives to IBM MQ?
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RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
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.
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.
Azure Service Bus
It is a cloud messaging system for connecting apps and devices across public and private clouds. You can depend on it when you need highly-reliable cloud messaging service between applications and services, even when one or more is offline.