Avro Alternatives

    Avro is described as 'Apache Avro™ is a data serialization system'. There are five alternatives to Avro for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is Apache Thrift, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Avro are Protocol Buffers (Free, Open Source), Ice (Free, Open Source), MessagePack (Free, Open Source) and The Melange Language Workbench (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Mar 23, 2020

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      The Apache Thrift software framework, for scalable cross-language services development, combines a software stack with a code generation engine to build services that work efficiently and seamlessly between C++, Java, Python, PHP, Ruby, Erlang, Perl, Haskell, C#, Cocoa...
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      Protocol buffers are Google's language-neutral, platform-neutral, extensible mechanism for serializing structured data – think XML, but smaller, faster, and simpler.
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      The Internet Communications Engine (Ice) is a modern distributed computing platform with support for C++, .NET, Java, Python, Objective-C, Ruby, PHP, and JavaScript. Ice is used in mission-critical projects by companies all over the world.
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      MessagePack is an efficient binary serialization specification that lets you exchange data among multiple languages like JSON but quicker and with a lower overhead.
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    1. Melange is a language workbench that provides a modular approach for customizing, assembling and integrating multiple domain-specific language (DSL) specifications and implementations.
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