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Avro Alternatives

Avro is described as 'Apache Avro is a data serialization system. Avro provides: A compact, fast, binary data format. A container file, to store persistent data. Remote procedure call (RPC)' and is an app. There are five alternatives to Avro for Windows, Linux, Mac, BSD and Android. The best alternative is Ice, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like Avro are Protocol Buffers, MessagePack, Apache Thrift and The Melange Language Workbench.

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Apache Avro™ is a data serialization system. Avro provides: A compact, fast, binary data format. A container file, to store...

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    Ice

    • FreeOpen Source
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    2 alternatives to Ice 

    The Internet Communications Engine (Ice) is a modern distributed computing platform with support for C++, .NET, Java, Python, Objective-C, Ruby, PHP, and JavaScript.

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  2. Protocol Buffers

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    6 alternatives to Protocol Buffers 

    Protocol buffers are Google's language-neutral, platform-neutral, extensible mechanism for serializing structured data – think XML, but smaller, faster, and simpler. You define how you want your data to be structured once, then you can use special generated source code to...

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    MessagePack

    • FreeOpen Source
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    6 alternatives to MessagePack 

    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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  4. Apache Thrift

    • FreeOpen Source
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    5 alternatives to Apache Thrift 

    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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    The Melange Language Workbench

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    2 alternatives to The Melange Language Workbench 

    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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