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Rocket vs Spring Boot: What are the differences?

What is Rocket? Web Framework for Rust. Rocket is a web framework for Rust that makes it simple to write fast web applications without sacrificing flexibility or type safety. All with minimal code.

What is Spring Boot? Create Spring-powered, production-grade applications and services with absolute minimum fuss. Spring Boot makes it easy to create stand-alone, production-grade Spring based Applications that you can "just run". We take an opinionated view of the Spring platform and third-party libraries so you can get started with minimum fuss. Most Spring Boot applications need very little Spring configuration.

Rocket and Spring Boot belong to "Frameworks (Full Stack)" category of the tech stack.

"Uses all the rust features extensively" is the primary reason why developers consider Rocket over the competitors, whereas "Powerful and handy" was stated as the key factor in picking Spring Boot.

Rocket and Spring Boot are both open source tools. Spring Boot with 39.8K GitHub stars and 25.8K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Rocket with 7.42K GitHub stars and 500 GitHub forks.

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What is Rocket?

Rocket is a web framework for Rust that makes it simple to write fast web applications without sacrificing flexibility or type safety. All with minimal code.

What is Spring Boot?

Spring Boot makes it easy to create stand-alone, production-grade Spring based Applications that you can "just run". We take an opinionated view of the Spring platform and third-party libraries so you can get started with minimum fuss. Most Spring Boot applications need very little Spring configuration.
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    What are some alternatives to Rocket and Spring Boot?
    Node.js
    Node.js uses an event-driven, non-blocking I/O model that makes it lightweight and efficient, perfect for data-intensive real-time applications that run across distributed devices.
    ASP.NET
    .NET is a developer platform made up of tools, programming languages, and libraries for building many different types of applications.
    Django
    Django is a high-level Python Web framework that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
    Laravel
    It is a web application framework with expressive, elegant syntax. It attempts to take the pain out of development by easing common tasks used in the majority of web projects, such as authentication, routing, sessions, and caching.
    Rails
    Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern.
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    Decisions about Rocket and Spring Boot
    Marwen Trabelsi
    Marwen Trabelsi
    Software Engineer · | 3 upvotes · 37K views
    Spring Boot
    Spring Boot

    I use Spring-Boot because it almost let you get things done quickly for a JVM-target project, with auto configuration components and dependency management starters. It is almost perfectly tailored for microservices applications development with a single unit deployment artifact (JAR) along with support for Service Registry and Discovery, Circuit Breaker pattern...

    Any third-party library or any back-end service would perfectly integrate well since Spring offers integration support for most of mainstream services, let it be a RDBMS service, a NoSQL database, a Message Broker...

    Coming to day-to-day development, Spring-Boot enjoys a great community so you can get support, direction, focused guidance from almost everywhere.

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    Praveen Mooli
    Praveen Mooli
    Engineering Manager at Taylor and Francis · | 12 upvotes · 696K views
    MongoDB Atlas
    MongoDB Atlas
    Java
    Java
    Spring Boot
    Spring Boot
    Node.js
    Node.js
    ExpressJS
    ExpressJS
    Python
    Python
    Flask
    Flask
    Amazon Kinesis
    Amazon Kinesis
    Amazon Kinesis Firehose
    Amazon Kinesis Firehose
    Amazon SNS
    Amazon SNS
    Amazon SQS
    Amazon SQS
    AWS Lambda
    AWS Lambda
    Angular 2
    Angular 2
    RxJS
    RxJS
    GitHub
    GitHub
    Travis CI
    Travis CI
    Terraform
    Terraform
    Docker
    Docker
    Serverless
    Serverless
    Amazon RDS
    Amazon RDS
    Amazon DynamoDB
    Amazon DynamoDB
    Amazon S3
    Amazon S3
    #Backend
    #Microservices
    #Eventsourcingframework
    #Webapps
    #Devops
    #Data

    We are in the process of building a modern content platform to deliver our content through various channels. We decided to go with Microservices architecture as we wanted scale. Microservice architecture style is an approach to developing an application as a suite of small independently deployable services built around specific business capabilities. You can gain modularity, extensive parallelism and cost-effective scaling by deploying services across many distributed servers. Microservices modularity facilitates independent updates/deployments, and helps to avoid single point of failure, which can help prevent large-scale outages. We also decided to use Event Driven Architecture pattern which is a popular distributed asynchronous architecture pattern used to produce highly scalable applications. The event-driven architecture is made up of highly decoupled, single-purpose event processing components that asynchronously receive and process events.

    To build our #Backend capabilities we decided to use the following: 1. #Microservices - Java with Spring Boot , Node.js with ExpressJS and Python with Flask 2. #Eventsourcingframework - Amazon Kinesis , Amazon Kinesis Firehose , Amazon SNS , Amazon SQS, AWS Lambda 3. #Data - Amazon RDS , Amazon DynamoDB , Amazon S3 , MongoDB Atlas

    To build #Webapps we decided to use Angular 2 with RxJS

    #Devops - GitHub , Travis CI , Terraform , Docker , Serverless

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    Node.js
    Node.js
    Java
    Java
    Spring Boot
    Spring Boot
    Python
    Python
    Flask
    Flask
    Django
    Django

    Since you said that your middleware will be accessing DB and expose API, you can go with Node.js. It will make your development fast and easy. Suppose in future you will add some business logic you can choose Java with Spring Boot or Python with Flask / Django. NOTE: Language or framework doesn't matter. Choose based on your programming knowledge.

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    Reviews of Rocket and Spring Boot
    Review ofSpring BootSpring Boot

    spring boot allow my team to start building web services quickly and package it in a stand alone application

    How developers use Rocket and Spring Boot
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    Climate CoLab uses Spring BootSpring Boot

    Spring-Boot allows us to create stand-alone web servers and helps us configure many of our dependencies with sane default, while maintaining flexibility where we need it.

    Avatar of Emcee
    Emcee uses Spring BootSpring Boot

    Probably the best application framework in Java, by far. Time-proven, mature.

    Avatar of p009922
    p009922 uses Spring BootSpring Boot

    light weight server approach for REST-services

    Avatar of Project44
    Project44 uses Spring BootSpring Boot

    All services are spring-boot applications.

    Avatar of Vaadin
    Vaadin uses Spring BootSpring Boot

    Solid base for Java-based web app backend

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