Apache Thrift vs gRPC: What are the differences?
Apache Thrift can be classified as a tool in the "Serialization Frameworks" category, while gRPC is grouped under "Remote Procedure Call (RPC)".
Apache Thrift and gRPC are both open source tools. gRPC with 22K GitHub stars and 5.12K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Apache Thrift with 6.48K GitHub stars and 2.97K GitHub forks.
Slack, 9GAG, and Policygenius are some of the popular companies that use gRPC, whereas Apache Thrift is used by Uber Technologies, Slack, and QuizUp. gRPC has a broader approval, being mentioned in 53 company stacks & 48 developers stacks; compared to Apache Thrift, which is listed in 11 company stacks and 8 developer stacks.
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