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From Danushka Menikkumbura <>
Subject Re: Thrift and HTTP
Date Thu, 03 Jul 2014 02:31:25 GMT
My understanding is that Thrift over HTTP hinders some of the strengths in
native Thrift. Simplicity, ability to support encryption, compression, NIO
and persistent connections just to name a few. But yes, being able to have
the server behind HTTPD is on the plus side.


On Thu, Jul 3, 2014 at 12:16 AM, Marlon Pierce <> wrote:

> I'm curious if anyone has looked into running Thrift over HTTP.  We are
> using TThreadPoolServer for the server and TServerSocket for transport in
>, but we're being encouraged to look into HTTP
> bindings for publicly distributed SDKs.
> Using HTTP would allow us to put the server behind an Apache HTTPD server
> (for example) and to take advantage of lots of existing protocol
> implementations.
> Marlon

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