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RabbitMQ is the most widely deployed open source message broker.

With tens of thousands of users, RabbitMQ is one of the most popular open source message brokers. From T-Mobile to Runtastic, RabbitMQ is used worldwide at small startups and large enterprises.

RabbitMQ is lightweight and easy to deploy on premises and in the cloud. It supports multiple messaging protocols and streaming. RabbitMQ can be deployed in distributed and federated configurations to meet high-scale, high-availability requirements.

RabbitMQ runs on many operating systems and cloud environments, and provides a wide range of developer tools for most popular languages.

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OSS RabbitMQ Features

Developer Experience

Developer Experience

Deploy with Kubernetes, BOSH, Chef, Docker and Puppet. Develop cross-language messaging with favorite programming languages such as: Java, .NET, PHP, Python, JavaScript, Ruby, Go, and many others.

Distributed Deployment

Distributed Deployment

Deploy as clusters for high availability and throughput; federate across multiple availability zones and regions.

Enterprise & Cloud Ready

Enterprise & Cloud Ready

Pluggable authentication, authorisation, supports TLS and LDAP. Lightweight and easy to deploy in public and private clouds.

Tools & Plugins

Tools & Plugins

Diverse array of tools and plugins supporting continuous integration, operational metrics, and integration to other enterprise systems. Flexible plug-in approach for extending RabbitMQ functionality.

Management & Monitoring

Management & Monitoring

HTTP-API, command line tool, and UI for managing and monitoring RabbitMQ.

Commercial RabbitMQ Features

Inter-node Traffic Compression

Intra-cluster Compression

All network traffic exchanged by nodes in a deployment is compressed by default. For JSON message payloads, bandwidth usage is reduced by 16x. Learn more

Warm Standby

Warm Standby Replication

VMware RabbitMQ supports continuous schema definition and message replication to a remote cluster, which makes it easy to run a standby cluster for disaster recovery. Learn more

24/7 Expert Support

24/7 Expert Support

A license comes with phone and online global coverage support, gold star standards SLAs and extends the support lifecycle. Learn more

Get Started

Download + Installation

Servers and clients for popular operating systems and languages

RabbitMQ Tutorials

Hands-on examples to get you started with RabbitMQ

RabbitMQ Commercial Services

Commercial Distribution

VMware offers a range of commercial offerings for RabbitMQ. This includes a distribution called VMware RabbitMQ that deploys on Kubernetes or your container Runtime, as well as a version that deploys in VMware Tanzu Application Service. These distributions include all of the features of the open source version, with some additional management and business continuity features. Support agreements are part of the commercial licensing.

Support + Hosting

VMware provides support for open source RabbitMQ, available for a subscription fee. The following companies provide technical support and/or cloud hosting of open source RabbitMQ: CloudAMQP, Amazon MQ for RabbitMQ, Erlang Solutions, AceMQ, Visual Integrator, Inc, Google Cloud Platform and Northflank. RabbitMQ can also be deployed in AWS and Microsoft Azure.


The following companies provide free, virtual, or instructor-led courses for RabbitMQ: VMware, Erlang Solutions, Visual Integrator, Inc and LearnQuest.


Mailing ListDiscord ServerSlack Channel

Meet your fellow Rabbits to share stories, advice, and get help.

Issues & Bug Reports

Start by searching the Mailing List archive and known issues on GitHub. It’s very likely fellow users have raised the same issue.


RabbitMQ welcomes contributions from the community. Please see our Contributors Page to learn more.

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