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From Tom Samplonius <>
Subject Re: ActiveMQ or Qpid?
Date Fri, 24 Aug 2007 22:55:14 GMT

----- "Elliotte Harold" <> wrote:
> Has anyone tried out Apache qpid yet?
> Any war stories to report?
> I was wondering how it stacked up against ActiveMQ. Any particular
> reasons
> one might choose one over the other?

  Well, Qpid is still pre-release.  They have made some milestones available.  Also, there
is no persistence in the current milestones.  Qpid seems a bit of a mutant project, since
Redhat is still developing their own flavor of Qpid, under the Redhat Messaging Server name,
even though they donated most (all) of the code to Qpid.  So Redhat Messaging will be Qpid,
plus other goodies.  They are promising some high-performance Linux specific features in their

  Since Qpid is based on the multi-vendor protocol (AMQP,, it has great
promise.  However, the rate of milestones has been pretty slow.


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