protobuf-rpc-pro is a Java developer library that provides an RPC layer for Google's Protocol Buffer services. It builds upon Netty for low-level NIO. Features include bidirectional RPC calls from client to server and from server to client. The client and server are equal communicating peers. TCP connection re-use / keep-alive, SSL encryption support, RPC call cancellation, timeout and a pluggable logging facility logging RPC call data in Protocol Buffer format are included.
nioReactor is a framework for quickly building scalable event-driven network applications. It is built on top of the Reactor design pattern using NIO sockets. This provides high performance and allows for a complete separation from the application specific code. The goal of the project is to provide a simple set of APIs that allow users to build scalable servers without needing to deal with with the cumbersome and sometimes temperamental peaces of the NIO package.