gRPC – Some Thoughts


Google recently released gRPC, an Open Source framework for handling remote procedure calls. The announcement is timely due to several reasons, some of which include the rise of IoT (and the need for small/tight/less resource hungry protocols), the announcement of HTTP/2 standard and a current favorite topic among developers : microservices.

I am definitely excited at the announcement and did devote some time to looking around the project, sample apps, interface definitions and much more. It does interest and you can bet that I will be spending some time on it this year, no doubt about that.

The release of gRPC seems to have triggered a series of thoughts in my mind: technical and otherwise. Here they go (in no order of importance):

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