Apache RocketMQ is an interesting message broker. This article told a good story about the broker:

  • From Alibaba to Apache, RocketMQ has evolved through three generations.
  • RocketMQ, as a high throughput, high reliability, and low latency distributed MOM, consists of four parts: Name Servers, Brokers, Producers and Consumers.
  • During the 2016 global Nov. 11 Shopping Festival, RocketMQ has handled 1.2 trillion message transmissions, almost twice as much as of 2015.

But is the open-sourced version of Apache RocketMQ ready for production? Have a look at this presentation to find your own answer: