Get a comprehensive understanding of gRPC fundamentals through real-world examples. With this practical guide, you’ll learn how this high-performance interprocess communication protocol is capable of connecting polyglot services in microservices architecture, while providing a rich framework for defining service contracts and data types.
Complete with hands-on examples written in Go, Java, Node, and Python, this book also covers the essential techniques and best practices to use gRPC in production systems. Authors Kasun Indrasiri and Danesh Kuruppu discuss the importance of gRPC in the context of microservices development.
About the Author
Kasun Indrasiri is an author and an evangelist of Microservices and Enterprise Integration Architecture with over ten years of experience in building distributed systems. He is the director of Integration Architecture at WSO2 and the product manager of the WSO2 Enterprise Integrator. He has authored Microservices for Enterprise (Apress, 2018) and Beginning WSO2 ESB (Apress, 2017) books and has spoken at several conferences including O’Reilly Software Architecture Conference 2019 in San Jose, GOTO Con 2019 in Chicago, and WSO2 Conferences in San Francisco, London, and Barcelona. Kasun lives in San Jose, California and has founded the “Silicon Valley Microservices, APIs and Integration” Meetup, which is one of the largest microservices meetups in the San Francisco Bay area.
Danesh Kuruppu is an Associate Technical Lead at WSO2 and with over five years of experience in Enterprise Integration and Microservices technologies. Danesh is the main designer and developer of adding gRPC support for the open source, cloud native programming language, Ballerina. He is part of the gRPC community and a key contributor to the WSO2 Microservices Framework for Java and WSO2 Governance Registry.