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From Hellweek <>
Subject Re: ActiveMQ thoughts
Date Wed, 12 Dec 2007 13:34:35 GMT

I will examine this option today.  Thanks for the heads up.

Jonathan Share wrote:
> Hellweek wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I know what I am about to post will upset a few people, however I think
>> it
>> is important that I document my experience with ActiveMQ in the hopes
>> that
>> others like me can have an understanding of the issues that you will
>> face.
>> A little history.
>> I am not new to Open Source projects, have been involved in them and have
>> sponsored the use of open source for many years.
>> I have been working with various message brokers for a few years.  My
>> first
>> experience was with TIBCO EMS.  Needless to say I was very impressed with
>> the stability and functionality of this fine EMS.  Next I had the
>> opportunity to work with Sonic EMS.  Again I was impressed with this
>> product
>> and was even happier with its low cost of ownership.
>> Over the last 6 weeks it has been my job to evaluate for our Trading firm
>> an
>> internal messaging system.  We wanted to use a EMS solution for
>> dissemination of pricing data to our in-house applications as well as
>> external clients of ours.  The messaging systems we are evaluating. 
>> EMS, MSMQ 3.0, SONIC EMS, ACTIVEMQ 4.1.1 or ActieMQ 5.0.
>> How did each product fair?
>> 1. Tibco EMS no issues with any of the stress tests and performance
>> tests.
>> 2. MSMQ don't even get me started with this POS.
>> 3. SONIC EMS no issues with any of the stress tests and performance
>> tests.
>> 4. ActiveMQ can not make it past any stress tests.  See issues below for
>> an
>> understanding of what we saw.
> I don't see JBossMessaging in this list, is this not also a reasonably 
> mature option?

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