Akka vs Apache Thrift: What are the differences?
Akka can be classified as a tool in the "Concurrency Frameworks" category, while Apache Thrift is grouped under "Serialization Frameworks".
Akka and Apache Thrift are both open source tools. It seems that Akka with 9.99K GitHub stars and 3.03K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Apache Thrift with 6.42K GitHub stars and 2.94K GitHub forks.
Asana, Kifi, and ContentSquare are some of the popular companies that use Akka, whereas Apache Thrift is used by Uber Technologies, Slack, and Topica Native. Akka has a broader approval, being mentioned in 75 company stacks & 54 developers stacks; compared to Apache Thrift, which is listed in 10 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.
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we used akka as our concurrency system at talenthouse. had the chance to write several worker. we used both akka messaging and rabbitmq to communicate. quite a slick system, was fun writing it in scala.