‘Kombu’ is a messaging Python library worth trying

‘Kombu’ is a very intuitive Python library for messaging. The goal of ‘Kombu’ is to make messaging in Python very simple and easy to use by providing an idiomatic high-level interface for the AMQ protocol and also provide proven and tested solutions to common messaging problems.


  • It allows application authors to support several message server solutions by using pluggable transports.
  • It supports automatic encoding, serialization, and compression of message payloads.
  • Consistent exception handling across transports.
  • The ability to ensure that an operation is performed by gracefully handling connection and channel errors.

Github: https://github.com/celery/kombu


To install using pip

$ pip install kombu

To install using easy_instal

$ easy_install kombu

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