[rabbitmq-discuss] memory requirements compared to activemq

Toby Corkindale toby.corkindale at strategicdata.com.au
Tue Mar 20 04:49:25 GMT 2012

On 20/03/12 07:07, S Ahmed wrote:
> I have a server with only 4gb ram on it, and I will have a few other
> services running (tomcat, mysql, etc.)
> My queueing needs are fairly simple, and I am looking at both activemq
> and rabbitmq.
> Which one would consume the least amount of memory generally speaking?

In my experience of both, ActiveMQ uses a lot MORE memory than RabbitMQ, 
although that might just be a "feature" of the JVM.

RMQ seems to be quite efficient in terms of resource usage, and I'd 
definitely choose it over AMQ if memory use is a concern.


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