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From Jonathan Share <>
Subject Re: ActiveMQ thoughts
Date Tue, 11 Dec 2007 22:51:15 GMT
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.  TIBCO
> 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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