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.
Mosquitto is a tool in the Message Queue category of a tech stack.
Mosquitto is an open source tool with 7K GitHub stars and 2.1K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Mosquitto's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Mosquitto?
19 companies reportedly use Mosquitto in their tech stacks, including QRPoint, Nina, and Amp X.
92 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Mosquitto.
Pros of Mosquitto
Simple and light
Mosquitto Alternatives & Comparisons
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