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RSocket

Application protocol providing Reactive Streams semantics
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What is RSocket?

It is a binary protocol for use on byte stream transports such as TCP, WebSockets, and Aeron. It provides a protocol for Reactive Streams semantics between client-server, and server-server communication.
RSocket is a tool in the Remote Procedure Call (RPC) category of a tech stack.
RSocket is an open source tool with GitHub stars and GitHub forks. Here’s a link to RSocket's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses RSocket?

RSocket Integrations

JavaScript, Java, Swift, C++, and Kotlin are some of the popular tools that integrate with RSocket. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with RSocket.

RSocket's Features

  • Messaging protocol
  • Supports TCP
  • Supports Websockets
  • Supports Aeron
  • Binary messages
  • Multiplexing
  • Reactive Streams

RSocket Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to RSocket?
gRPC
gRPC is a modern open source high performance RPC framework that can run in any environment. It can efficiently connect services in and across data centers with pluggable support for load balancing, tracing, health checking...
JSON-RPC
It is a very simple protocol, defining only a few data types and commands. It allows for notifications (data sent to the server that does not require a response) and for multiple calls to be sent to the server which may be answered out of order.
Apache Dubbo
It is a high-performance, light weight, java based RPC framework. Dubbo offers three key functionalities, which include interface based remote call, fault tolerance & load balancing, and automatic service registration & discovery.
Tars
It is an open-source microservice platform. It contains a high-performance RPC framework and a service management platform. Based on Tars, you can develop a reliable microservice system efficiently. It is designed for high reliability, high performance, and efficient service management. By significantly reducing system operation work, developers can focus on business logic and meet fast changes of user requirements.
Mercury
A modular JSON-RPC library that allows pluggable transport layers, JSON libraries, and effect/async monads. It is used to communicate with embedded devices where the device is acting in the server role.
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