You can have a look at this thread. Discusses something similar.
On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 3:44 PM, Simon Monecke <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>wrote:
> i want to use Flume to collect logs in my network (~20000 logs/sec).
> But now I'm not really sure, what are the differences between Flume and a
> MOM like ActiveMQ.
> I would say the flume agent on the client side and the flume collector on
> the server side build a reliable channel. So i have a reliability from the
> moment i give the message to the agent on the client.
> And the transfer to a MOM isn't reliable.
> Is this the biggest advantage of flume? Do you know any other project like
> flume? I have to make a comparison between different transport solutions.
> So i could use a simple Socket, JMS, Flume, ...