Erlang Messaging

Open-source Erlang projects categorized as Messaging

Top 4 Erlang Messaging Projects

  • emqx

    The most scalable open-source MQTT broker for IoT, IIoT, and connected vehicles

    Project mention: All right, which one of you did this? | /r/ProgrammerHumor | 2023-04-14

    I do know a real world use for Erlang (it also surprised me when i investigated about it), but two of the biggest mqtt brokers are coded in erlang: emqx, vernemq

  • ejabberd

    Robust, Ubiquitous and Massively Scalable Messaging Platform (XMPP, MQTT, SIP Server)

  • InfluxDB

    Power Real-Time Data Analytics at Scale. Get real-time insights from all types of time series data with InfluxDB. Ingest, query, and analyze billions of data points in real-time with unbounded cardinality.

  • vernemq

    A distributed MQTT message broker based on Erlang/OTP. Built for high quality & Industrial use cases. The VerneMQ mission is active & the project maintained. Thank you for your support!

    Project mention: New scalable, fault-tolerant, and efficient open-source MQTT broker | | 2023-12-18

    Shameless plug since i'm a contributor but VerneMQ [1] is a pretty programmable one. You have options from using webhooks to writting your plugins in Lua or Erlang/Elixir.


  • MongooseIM

    MongooseIM is Erlang Solutions' robust, scalable and efficient XMPP server, aimed at large installations. Specifically designed for enterprise purposes, it is fault-tolerant and can utilise the resources of multiple clustered machines.

NOTE: The open source projects on this list are ordered by number of github stars. The number of mentions indicates repo mentiontions in the last 12 Months or since we started tracking (Dec 2020). The latest post mention was on 2023-12-18.

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Project Stars
1 emqx 12,929
2 ejabberd 5,864
3 vernemq 3,122
4 MongooseIM 1,594
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