What Is a Message Broker?

January 23, 2024

A message broker is an intermediary service that allows two different applications (or parts of the same application) to exchange information. Message brokers are essential in distributed systems, providing a common asynchronous communication mechanism and facilitating application scalability. A typical message broker features a message queue and a message routing mechanism that provides persistence and reliability, lowering the chance of data loss.

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