Wednesday, November 20 • 11:50am - 12:25pm
gRPC Deep Dive: Prevent Your Service From Overtaking Itself - Lidi Zheng, Google

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In any distributed system, it is very common to have mismatched processing power on sending (client) and receiving (server) side. This can result in failures or excessive buffering of messages on either side leading to out-of-memory situation. Fortunately, gRPC has a flow control mechanism that transparently throttles the traffic to protect both services. In this presentation, we will dive into how does networking protocols (like TCP, HTTP, gRPC) control traffic, and how gRPC flow control facilitate your usage of the bandwidth between your services.

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Lidi Zheng

Software Engineer, Google
Lidi Zheng is a Software Engineer at Google under the Tech Infra Network Systems area. He is an active maintainer of gRPC repo, and mostly contributing to gRPC Python. He focuses on the API design, distributed system and tooling. Prior to Google, he completed his Master degree from... Read More →

Wednesday November 20, 2019 11:50am - 12:25pm
Room 14AB - San Diego Convention Center Mezzanine Level