Armeria Newsletter vol. 2
2nd February 2021
Table of contents
From the devs
✨ Armeria 1.4.0 has been released.
- Consul service discovery support
- Protect a fresh node from getting too much traffic suddenly by smoothly ramping up the weight of
- Ability to close a connection after handling a certain number of requests or after a certain period of time, rather than keeping it open indefinitely.
🏆 We nominated contributors for a reward!
- From the last contributor reward in April 2019 to Armeria 1.3.0 release in December 2020, Armeria got 63 contributors.
- Surprisingly, 52 of them were first-time contributors.
- As a token of appreciation, we've sent a thank you note with a gift.
- Thanks all for participating with us, and we're looking forward to seeing you keep it up with this year. 😄
From the community
📝 Building a gRPC Client Standard with Open Source to Boost Reliability and Velocity | by @haithamgabr
- Doordash engineering has adopted Armeria as a gRPC client, using the features like DNS service discovery, client-side load balancing, and circuit breaker.
🎤 A Bootiful Podcast: Netty and Armeria founder Trustin Lee | by @trustin and @joshlong
- @joshlong interviews Netty and Armeria founder @trustin. As you may notice from this episode, Trustin is now mainly working on Armeria from Databricks.
🚀 http4s-armeria 0.1.0 released
- Good news for Scala users; you can now use Armeria as a backend for http4s.
We need your comments
🤔 Your opinion means a lot to us. Please let us know what you think about these proposals:
- #3051 Use context for when the subscriber is created by Reactor, not Publisher
- #3155 Unify gRPC timeout scheduler between gRPC server and client.
Good first issues
Want to contribute but not sure where to start from? Try one of these:
- #3315 Programmatically create a blocking task executor with a custom thread size,
perhaps by adding a new builder method to
ServerBuilderthat takes the number of threads.
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