How-to Install Apache ActiveMQ on Mac Yosemite 10.10 OS X Easy Guide

December 22nd, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

ActiveMQ Quick-Start for Mac 10.10 Yosemite



The Unix Tutorial Shows You How-to Install and Getting-Started with Apache ActiveMQ for JMS on Mac OS X 10.10 Yosemite BSD.

As Pre-Requisite for Apache ActiveMQ is the Oracle Java SE JDK 6+ Installation Mac OS X.

Some ActiveMQ Framework Features:

  • Fully JMS Compliant
  • Connectivity (Wide range of Connectivity Options with protocols: Http/s, IP multicast, STOMP, TCP, UDP, XMPP)
  • Pluggable persistence and security
  • Building messaging applications with Java
  • Integration with application servers (Apache Tomcat, Jetty, Apache Geronimo, JBoss)
  • Client APIs (C/C++,.NET,Perl,Python,Ruby and more)
  • Broker clustering (Many ActiveMQ brokers can work together as a network of brokers for scalability purposes)
  • Dramatically simplified administration
Getting-Started with ActiveMQ on Mac 10.10 Yosemite OS X - Featured
  1. Download Latest Apache ActiveMQ for Unix:

    ActiveMQ Unix tar.gz
  2. Double-Click on the tar.gz Archive to Extract

  3. How-to Install Required JDK 6/7/8 on MacOS X:

    Install Oracle JDK 6+ for Mac
  4. Open a Command Line Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Getting-Started with ActiveMQ on Mac 10.10 Yosemite OS X - Open Terminal
  5. Relocate Apache ActiveMQ Folder

    sudo mv /tmp/apache-activemq* /opt/
  6. Apache ActiveMQ Quick-Start Guide on Unix:

    ActiveMQ Quick-Start
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