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Mina vs Netty: What are the differences?

Developers describe Mina as "Really fast deployer and server automation tool". Mina works really fast because it's a deploy Bash script generator. It generates an entire procedure as a Bash script and runs it remotely in the server. Compare this to the likes of Vlad or Capistrano, where each command is run separately on their own SSH sessions. Mina only creates one SSH session per deploy, minimizing the SSH connection overhead. On the other hand, Netty is detailed as "Asynchronous event-driven network application framework". Netty is a NIO client server framework which enables quick and easy development of network applications such as protocol servers and clients. It greatly simplifies and streamlines network programming such as TCP and UDP socket server.

Mina and Netty are primarily classified as "Server Configuration and Automation" and "Concurrency Frameworks" tools respectively.

"Easy, fast and light weight" is the top reason why over 5 developers like Mina, while over 2 developers mention "High Performance" as the leading cause for choosing Netty.

Mina and Netty are both open source tools. Netty with 19.9K GitHub stars and 9.05K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Mina with 4.05K GitHub stars and 453 GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Netty has a broader approval, being mentioned in 11 company stacks & 14 developers stacks; compared to Mina, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.

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    Easy, fast and light weight
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    Reusable task
  • 1
    Ruby
  • 8
    High Performance
  • 3
    Easy to use
  • 3
    Just like it

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      Limited resources to learn from

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    What is Mina?

    Mina works really fast because it's a deploy Bash script generator. It generates an entire procedure as a Bash script and runs it remotely in the server. Compare this to the likes of Vlad or Capistrano, where each command is run separately on their own SSH sessions. Mina only creates one SSH session per deploy, minimizing the SSH connection overhead.

    What is Netty?

    Netty is a NIO client server framework which enables quick and easy development of network applications such as protocol servers and clients. It greatly simplifies and streamlines network programming such as TCP and UDP socket server.

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      What are some alternatives to Mina and Netty?
      Capistrano
      Capistrano is a remote server automation tool. It supports the scripting and execution of arbitrary tasks, and includes a set of sane-default deployment workflows.
      Ansible
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      Chef enables you to manage and scale cloud infrastructure with no downtime or interruptions. Freely move applications and configurations from one cloud to another. Chef is integrated with all major cloud providers including Amazon EC2, VMWare, IBM Smartcloud, Rackspace, OpenStack, Windows Azure, HP Cloud, Google Compute Engine, Joyent Cloud and others.
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      Puppet is an automated administrative engine for your Linux, Unix, and Windows systems and performs administrative tasks (such as adding users, installing packages, and updating server configurations) based on a centralized specification.
      Fabric
      Fabric is a Python (2.5-2.7) library and command-line tool for streamlining the use of SSH for application deployment or systems administration tasks. It provides a basic suite of operations for executing local or remote shell commands (normally or via sudo) and uploading/downloading files, as well as auxiliary functionality such as prompting the running user for input, or aborting execution.
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