Chapter 1. Overview

AMQ Spring Boot Starter is an adapter for creating Spring-based applications that use AMQ messaging. It provides a Spring Boot starter module that enables you to build standalone Spring applications. The starter uses the AMQ JMS client to communicate using the AMQP 1.0 protocol.

AMQ Spring Boot Starter is part of AMQ Clients, a suite of messaging libraries supporting multiple languages and platforms. For an overview of the clients, see AMQ Clients Overview. For information about this release, see AMQ Clients 2.7 Release Notes.

AMQ Spring Boot Starter is based on the AMQP 1.0 JMS Spring Boot project.

1.1. Key features

  • Quickly build standalone Spring applications with built-in messaging
  • Automatic configuration of JMS resources
  • Configurable pooling of JMS connections and sessions

1.2. Supported standards and protocols

1.3. Supported configurations

AMQ Spring Boot Starter supports the OS and language versions listed below. For more information, see Red Hat AMQ 7 Supported Configurations.

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 and 8 with the following JDKs:

    • OpenJDK 8 and 11
    • Oracle JDK 8
    • IBM JDK 8
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 with the following JDKs:

    • OpenJDK 8
    • Oracle JDK 8
  • IBM AIX 7.1 with IBM JDK 8
  • Microsoft Windows 10 Pro with Oracle JDK 8
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2 and 2016 with Oracle JDK 8
  • Oracle Solaris 10 and 11 with Oracle JDK 8

AMQ Spring Boot Starter is supported in combination with the following AMQ components and versions:

  • All versions of AMQ Broker
  • All versions of AMQ Interconnect
  • All versions of AMQ Online
  • A-MQ 6 versions 6.2.1 and newer

1.4. Document conventions

The sudo command

In this document, sudo is used for any command that requires root privileges. Exercise caution when using sudo because any changes can affect the entire system. For more information about sudo, see Using the sudo command.

File paths

In this document, all file paths are valid for Linux, UNIX, and similar operating systems (for example, /home/andrea). On Microsoft Windows, you must use the equivalent Windows paths (for example, C:\Users\andrea).

Variable text

This document contains code blocks with variables that you must replace with values specific to your environment. Variable text is enclosed in arrow braces and styled as italic monospace. For example, in the following command, replace <project-dir> with the value for your environment:

$ cd <project-dir>