Odessa Java TechTalks
Lohika - May, 2012
Let's take a step back and compare data serialization formats, of which there are plenty. What are the key differences between Apache Thrift, Google Protocol Buffers and Apache Avro. Which is "The Best"? Truth of the matter is, they are all very good and each has its own strong points. Hence, the answer is as much of a personal choice, as well as understanding of the historical context for each, and correctly identifying your own, individual requirements.