Chapter 1. Introduction

1.1. What Is Red Hat JBoss A-MQ?

Red Hat JBoss A-MQ (A-MQ) is available as a containerized image that is designed for use with OpenShift. It allows developers to quickly deploy an A-MQ message broker in a hybrid cloud environment.

A-MQ, based on Apache ActiveMQ, is a JMS 1.1-compliant messaging system. It consists of a broker and client-side libraries that enable remote communication among distributed client applications. A-MQ provides numerous connectivity options and can communicate with a wide variety of non-JMS clients through its support of the OpenWire and STOMP wire protocols.