Apache RocketMQ on Amazon Web Services

What does this Amazon Web Services Solution do?

Apache RocketMQ is a distributed messaging and streaming media platform with low latency, high performance and reliability, trillion-level capacity and flexible scalability. Apache RocketMQ on Amazon Web Services solution enables you to quickly deploy a configurable and highly available Apache RocketMQ cluster in the Amazon Web Services Cloud.

Amazon Web Services Solution overview

The solution automatically deploys high available Apache RocketMQ cluster. It automatically creates and configures the EC2 instances required to run Apache RocketMQ. Depending on your specific use cases, you can configure parameters in the CloudFormation template to set up the RocketMQ cluster (including NameServer and Broker Node). Please refer to the deployment guide for more details.

The following diagram shows the architecture of Apache RocketMQ in a new VPC with default parameters.


In the Amazon CloudFormation template, you can configure the parameters such as number of Nameserver nodes and the number of Brokers nodes, etc. The NameServer and Broker Nodes will be deployed to multiple Available Zones.


Low Latency

More than 99.6% response latency within 1 millisecond under high pressure. For more information, please refer to Apache RocketMQ website.

High Availability

The solution provides high availability by deploying clusters in the DLedger mode based on Raft protocol.


This solution provides an out-of-the-box user experience. It provides default setup for Apache RocketMQ cluster. You can also configure parameters for the cluster.
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