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From Hellweek <>
Subject Re: ActiveMQ thoughts
Date Wed, 12 Dec 2007 17:04:31 GMT

It appears that it does not support C++ and is not as mature as ActiveMQ.

Hellweek wrote:
> 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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