dapr VS micro

Compare dapr vs micro and see what are their differences.


Dapr is a portable, event-driven, runtime for building distributed applications across cloud and edge. (by dapr)
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dapr micro
30 17
15,598 10,710
5.4% 2.8%
9.7 9.5
3 days ago 2 days ago
Go Go
MIT License Apache License 2.0
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Posts with mentions or reviews of dapr. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-11-15.


Posts with mentions or reviews of micro. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-10-26.
  • Next.js 12
    27 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 26 Oct 2021
  • Migrating from PHP to Go
    26 projects | reddit.com/r/golang | 30 Sep 2021
    https://micro.mu/ - a framework based approach that selects the core stuff you need.
  • Containers Don't Solve Everything
    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 10 Sep 2021
    I spent 6+ years fighting this exact battle. It's hard. It's resource intensive. And timing is everything. It requires either one company to front all the development cost and bring it to the world after validating it or it needs an ecosystem to emerge through a shared pain and understanding. We're not there yet.

    My efforts => https://micro.mu

  • Show HN: Micro – Public APIs for everyday use
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 20 Jul 2021
    1 project | news.ycombinator.com | 20 Jul 2021
    Hey all

    Micro (https://m3o.com) is new public API platform we launched, in beta, around 3-4 weeks ago here on HN -> https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=27619015. The feedback was super positive but one point that kept coming up was the pricing. Having thought a lot about this, we realised pricing is just something that's going to take time to figure out, but we didn't want it to stop people from trying out the product. So with that in mind, the majority of our APIs will be free during the beta period.

    Anything that is a third party integration, we're still charging for e.g email, sms, etc but things like caching, database and so on are now free. Our goal is really to get devs using the product, get feedback and then figure out the pricing model that works best based on consensus.

    If you're interested in trying it out please head to https://m3o.com

    Also feel free to email me: asim [at] m3o.com if you have any feedback or ideas.

  • Micro - A platform for microservices development
    1 project | reddit.com/r/microservices | 16 Apr 2021
    1 project | reddit.com/r/golang | 16 Apr 2021
  • Why and how we built Distributed with Next.js and Micro
    8 projects | dev.to | 26 Mar 2021
    Distributed was built as a jamstack demo to show how you could leverage M3O as an API backend for rapid MVP development. M3O itself is a cloud platform for API development, built on the popular open source project Micro. Micro enables you to quickly build APIs in Go on the backend and M3O provides simple free hosting of those services.
  • Micro - A cloud platform for API development
    1 project | reddit.com/r/microservices | 17 Mar 2021
  • Dapr – Distributed Application Runtime
    2 projects | news.ycombinator.com | 17 Feb 2021
    Dapr's solving distributed systems development at scale. Basically as you grow your team from a handful of people to many separate teams all working on different products, the technical architecture also evolves from monolith to SOA and then microservices. It's the natural logical evolution of anything at scale. Dapr is attempting to provide the primitives you'd need to build any sort of software at scale. Usually this buckets into; authentication/authorization, configuration, data storage, pubsub messaging and a handful of other things.

    Full disclosure: I'm the author of Micro (https://github.com/micro/micro) which bakes in the same primitives but also focuses solely on development in the Go language.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing dapr and micro you can also consider the following projects:

go-micro - A pluggable Go framework for distributed systems development

tye - Tye is a tool that makes developing, testing, and deploying microservices and distributed applications easier. Project Tye includes a local orchestrator to make developing microservices easier and the ability to deploy microservices to Kubernetes with minimal configuration.

rpcx - Best microservices framework in Go, like alibaba Dubbo, but with more features, Scale easily. Try it. Test it. If you feel it's better, use it! 𝐉𝐚𝐯𝐚有𝐝𝐮𝐛𝐛𝐨, 𝐆𝐨𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐠有𝐫𝐩𝐜𝐱!

grpc-go - The Go language implementation of gRPC. HTTP/2 based RPC

Nomad - Nomad is an easy-to-use, flexible, and performant workload orchestrator that can deploy a mix of microservice, batch, containerized, and non-containerized applications. Nomad is easy to operate and scale and has native Consul and Vault integrations.

DHT - BitTorrent DHT Protocol && DHT Spider.

go-kit - A standard library for microservices.

casbin - An authorization library that supports access control models like ACL, RBAC, ABAC in Golang

Gin - Gin is a HTTP web framework written in Go (Golang). It features a Martini-like API with much better performance -- up to 40 times faster. If you need smashing performance, get yourself some Gin.

camel-k - Apache Camel K is a lightweight integration platform, born on Kubernetes, with serverless superpowers

buildpacks-jvm - Heroku's official Cloud Native Buildpacks for the JVM ecosystem.