gRPC vs RabbitMQ: What are the differences?
gRPC: A high performance, open-source universal RPC framework. gRPC is a modern open source high performance RPC framework that can run in any environment. It can efficiently connect services in and across data centers with pluggable support for load balancing, tracing, health checking..; RabbitMQ: A messaging broker - an intermediary for messaging. RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
gRPC and RabbitMQ are primarily classified as "Remote Procedure Call (RPC)" and "Message Queue" tools respectively.
Some of the features offered by gRPC are:
- Simple service definition
- Works across languages and platforms
- Start quickly and scale
On the other hand, RabbitMQ provides the following key features:
- Robust messaging for applications
- Easy to use
- Runs on all major operating systems
gRPC and RabbitMQ are both open source tools. gRPC with 22K GitHub stars and 5.12K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than RabbitMQ with 5.95K GitHub stars and 1.78K GitHub forks.
reddit, 9GAG, and Rainist are some of the popular companies that use RabbitMQ, whereas gRPC is used by Slack, 9GAG, and Policygenius. RabbitMQ has a broader approval, being mentioned in 941 company stacks & 551 developers stacks; compared to gRPC, which is listed in 53 company stacks and 48 developer stacks.
Sign up to add or upvote prosMake informed product decisions
Sign up to add or upvote consMake informed product decisions
What is gRPC?
What is RabbitMQ?
Need advice about which tool to choose?Ask the StackShare community!
Sign up to get full access to all the companiesMake informed product decisions
Sign up to get full access to all the tool integrationsMake informed product decisions