Software engineer passionate about all things scalable - from coding to deploying to monitoring.
Solid experience in building high-performance backends for a variety of applications in leading Silicon Valley companies: from top-rated social mobile games to billing platforms.
Author of Henka (Gradle plugin for Terraform, https://github.com/roku-oss/henka).
Let's get ready to rumble! Are you developing microservices or just considering splitting your monolith? Thinking what is the right way for your services to communicate with each other? gRPC is a modern high performance RPC framework backed by Google, while REST is an established architectural pattern for designing distributed systems. We will discuss pros and cons of each approach, going deep and wide, leaving no stone unturned, outlining landmines and showing best practices. In the end the audience can decide what is the right choice for them and their projects.