Posts in 2017

  • 2017-08-17 Community Meeting Update

    Thursday, August 17, 2017 in Blog

    Next Community Meeting: Thursday, August 31, 2017 11am Pacific Time (US and Canada) General Announcements Call for Papers: CloudNativeCon CloudNativeCon gathers all CNCF (Cloud Native Computing Foundation) projects under a single roof. Presenters …

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  • gRPC Load Balancing

    Thursday, June 15, 2017 in Blog

    This post describes various load balancing scenarios seen when deploying gRPC. If you use gRPC with multiple backends, this document is for you. A large scale gRPC deployment typically has a number of identical back-end instances, and a number of …

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  • gRPC in Helm

    Monday, May 15, 2017 in Blog

    Helm is the package manager for Kubernetes. Helm provides its users with a customizable mechanism for managing distributed applications and controlling their deployment. I have the good fortune to be a member of the phenomenal open-source Kubernetes …

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  • Migration to Google Cloud Platform — gRPC & grpc-gateway

    Wednesday, April 12, 2017 in Blog

    In our previous blog post we gave an overview of our migration to Google Cloud Platform from Amazon Web Services. In this post we will drill down into the role that gRPC and grpc-gateway played in that migration and share some lessons which we picked …

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Posts in 2016

  • Building gRPC services with bazel and rules_protobuf

    Thursday, October 13, 2016 in Blog

    gRPC makes it easier to build high-performance microservices by providing generated service entrypoints in a variety of different languages. Bazel complements these efforts with a capable and fast polyglot build environment. rules_protobuf extends …

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  • gRPC at VSCO

    Tuesday, September 06, 2016 in Blog

    Our guest post today comes from Robert Sayre and Melinda Lu of VSCO. Founded in 2011, VSCO is a community for expression—empowering people to create, discover and connect through images and words. VSCO is in the process of migrating their stack to …

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  • Why we have decided to move our APIs to gRPC

    Monday, August 29, 2016 in Blog

    Vendasta started out 8 years ago as a point solution provider of products for small business. From the beginning we partnered with media companies and agencies who have armies of salespeople and existing relationships with those businesses to sell …

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  • gRPC Project is now 1.0 and ready for production deployments

    Tuesday, August 23, 2016 in Blog

    Today, the gRPC project has reached a significant milestone with its 1.0 release. Languages moving to 1.0 include C++, Java, Go, Node, Ruby, Python and C# across Linux, Windows, and Mac. Objective-C and Android Java support on iOS and Android is also …

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  • Mobile Benchmarks

    Tuesday, July 26, 2016 in Blog

    As gRPC has become a better and faster RPC framework, we’ve consistently gotten the question, “How much faster is gRPC?” We already have comprehensive server-side benchmarks, but we don’t have mobile benchmarks. Benchmarking a …

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  • gRPC with REST and Open APIs

    Monday, May 09, 2016 in Blog

    Our guest post today comes from Brandon Phillips of CoreOS. CoreOS builds open source projects and products for Linux Containers. Their flagship product for consensus and discovery etcd and their container engine rkt are early adopters of gRPC. One …

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