Micro vs Go Micro : What are the differences?
What is Micro? A microservice toolkit. Micro provides the core requirements for building and managing microservices. It consists of a set of libraries and tools which are primarily geared towards development in the programming language Go, however looks to solve for other languages via HTTP using a Sidecar.
What is Go Micro ? A Go microservices development framework. It provides the core requirements for distributed systems development including RPC and Event driven communication. The micro philosophy is sane defaults with a pluggable architecture. We provide defaults to get you started quickly but everything can be easily swapped out.
Micro and Go Micro belong to “Microservices Tools” category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Micro are:
- Web UI
On the other hand, Go Micro provides the following key features:
- Service Discovery
- Load Balancing
- Message Encoding
Micro is an open source tool with 6.95K GitHub stars and 569 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Micro’s open source repository on GitHub.