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Learning Apache Thrift by Krzysztof Rakowski

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Real-world examples of the usage of Apache Thrift

Up to this point, you learned lots of theoretical details about Apache Thrift and did the development on your own. You know its capabilities and limitations, and I hope you know that it is a great tool to use with many applications. However, is this tool really something that is used in real life?

In this section, I will show you how some well-known, worldwide companies that use Apache Thrift in their operations. You will learn about how it is applied in Facebook, Evernote, Twitter, and some other popular services.

FBThrift in Facebook

Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/) is a company that needs no introduction. With 1.49 billion active users every month, it is used by roughly 20% of the Earth's population. ...

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