Open Message Queue

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Open Message Queue
Developer(s) Oracle
Stable release
5.1 / September 12, 2014 (2014-09-12)[1]
Written in Java
Operating system Cross-platform
Type Java Message Service Message-oriented middleware Enterprise messaging system SOA
License Common Development and Distribution License & GNU General Public License

Open Message Queue (OpenMQ or Open MQ) is an open source[2] message-oriented middleware project by Oracle (formerly Sun Microsystems) that implements the Java Message Service 2.0 API (JMS). It is the default JMS provider integrated into GlassFish.

In addition to support for the JMS API, OpenMQ provides additional enterprise features including clustering for scalability and high availability, a C API, and a full JMX administration API. It also includes an implementation of the Java EE Connector Architecture (JCA) called the JMSRA, that allows OpenMQ to be used by a Java EE compliant application server.


  1. ^ "Open MQ 5.1 -". Retrieved 2014-09-05. 
  2. ^ "Open Source JMS - Open Message Queue". Retrieved 2012-11-11.