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Pros of Protobuf
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    Varying levels of Quality of Service to fit a range of
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    Very easy to configure and use with open source tools
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    Lightweight with a relatively small data footprint
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      Easy to configure in an unsecure manner
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      What is MQTT?

      It was designed as an extremely lightweight publish/subscribe messaging transport. It is useful for connections with remote locations where a small code footprint is required and/or network bandwidth is at a premium.

      What is Protobuf?

      Protocol buffers are Google's language-neutral, platform-neutral, extensible mechanism for serializing structured data – think XML, but smaller, faster, and simpler.

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      What are some alternatives to MQTT and Protobuf?
      RabbitMQ gives your applications a common platform to send and receive messages, and your messages a safe place to live until received.
      An architectural style for developing web services. A distributed system framework that uses Web protocols and technologies.
      It is a set of open technologies for instant messaging, presence, multi-party chat, voice and video calls, collaboration, lightweight middleware, content syndication, and generalized routing of XML data.
      Google Cloud Messaging
      Google Cloud Messaging (GCM) is a free service that enables developers to send messages between servers and client apps. This includes downstream messages from servers to client apps, and upstream messages from client apps to servers.
      Kafka is a distributed, partitioned, replicated commit log service. It provides the functionality of a messaging system, but with a unique design.
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