HornetQ 2.0 broke records and defeated top-ranked messaging services in benchmark tests. Why wasn’t it widely adopted?
Software vendors make all kinds of claims about their products, but what developers care about is proof. When testing a new product, it’s important to see how it stacks up against its competition.
For years, researchers at UT Darmstadt have compared the performance of message-oriented middleware servers based on Java Messaging Service (JMS). In 2010, the SPECjms2007 benchmark record was smashed by HornetQ, an open-source enterprise messaging system from JBoss.