[rabbitmq-discuss] Thrift vs. Protocol Buffers as serialization formats

Marek Majkowski majek04 at gmail.com
Mon Feb 28 17:04:25 GMT 2011

On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 15:13, SimonT <simonthorogood at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Anyone care to share their experiences with using either of these
> (specificially, as the 'on-the-wire' format for RabbitMQ messages)? In
> particular, would be interested to know about:
> - Ease of managing the (re)generation of message formats for use
> across multiple platforms (in our case, C# and Python)
> - Serialisation/Deserialisation performance
> - Serialized message size

In my projects the performance of (de)serialization doesn't matter
that much. But flexibility and simplicity matters a lot.

I tend to use JSON and I'm happy with it. Language support is
brilliand, it's simple and fast enough.


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