Tuesday 16 February 2010

HornetQ reaches 800K messages / sec on a commodity server

I've been hacking away here, and managed to get a throughput of 800K small non persistent messages per second on a single 4 x 2.5GHz core server. The server was only running at 80% utilisation at this point. That means not even one core used :) Now... I just need to think of a way to incorporate this in a non hacky way.....

Friday 12 February 2010

JBoss HornetQ sets record SPECjms2007 benchmark results

HornetQ- the new ultra high performance enterprise grade messaging system from JBoss, sets a record breaking score in the SPECjms2007 industry standard benchmark for JMS messaging system performance.

HornetQ 2.0.GA obtained scores up to 307% higher than previously published SPECjms2007 benchmark results, on the same server hardware and operating system set-up.

The peer-reviewed results are available on the spec.org web-site: http://www.spec.org/jms2007/results/jms2007.html

The results were obtained by Kai Sachs and Stefan Appel from an independent research group at the TU Darmstadt, Germany.

Their release announcement can be found here:


Work is currently occurring on HornetQ 2.1 which includes another round of enhancements to take performance to yet another level.

For more information on HornetQ, please see the web site http://hornetq.org

SPEC® and the benchmark name SPECjms2007® are registered trademarks of the Standard Performance Evaluation Corporation. The results used in the above comparison refer to submissions made on the 17 Sep 2009 and 20 Jan 2010 by TU University Darmstadt

Friday 5 February 2010

DZone interviews Tim Fox on HornetQ

DZone presents a short interview on the past, present and future of HornetQ