Use case

Legacy systems integration with message queues

Written by: Lovisa Johansson

Legacy systems, while often robust and reliable, can face challenges when integrating with modern technologies. The message broker, LavinMQ, provides a solution to bridge this gap.

How it works

Message Queuing: LavinMQ is a queue-based messaging system where messages are sent by producers (legacy systems) and received by consumers (modern applications). This decouples the sender from the receiver, allowing asynchronous communication.

LavinMQ stores messages safely until they are processed, ensuring they’re delivered reliably even if there are system issues. It can manage an increasing number of messages without slowing down.

Why Use Message Queues?

Integrating legacy systems with LavinMQ through message queues offers several advantages:

  • Asynchronous Communication: Queues allow systems to communicate without waiting for each other, making it easier to handle workload changes effectively.

  • Decoupling: Message queues allow producers and consumers to work independently. This reduces their dependencies and allowing systems to evolve independently without impacting each other.

  • Fault Tolerance: Messages kept in queues help avoid mistakes by keeping data safe and making sure no message is lost when sent or processed.

Whether you want to make integrations easier, improve system reliability, or grow your operations, LavinMQ has the right solution for your needs.

Why we love LavinMQ

Most wanted messaging features in one broker

> 1M msg/s


LavinMQ provides fast messaging across systems.

Wide client & Language support

Enables integration across platforms with broad client language support.

Flexible Routing

LavinMQ offers flexible message routing and filtering based on criteria like message properties or destination addresses for efficient messaging.

AMQP 0.9.1 Protocol

AMQP 0.9.1 is a messaging protocol recognized for its reliability and efficiency in application and system communication.

Acknowledgements and Confirms

In LavinMQ, acknowledgments and confirms guarantee no message loss, guaranteeing reliable message delivery.

Single Binary

LavinMQ comes as a single binary, making it easy to install and manage.

Stream Queue

Support persistent message storage and replay from any point without duplication. Perfect for large-scale fanouts and real-time streaming.

Unlimited Queue Length

LavinMQ supports queue lengths that are nearly unlimited, with the only limitation being the available disk space.


Replication in LavinMQ ensures data safety and availability by duplicating it across brokers.

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