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ASP.NET Core Apps Observability
ASP.NET Core Apps Observability
Based on interactions with customers using .NET Core in different environments, this article explores options for adding observability to .NET Core apps. Looking specifically into OpenTelemetry and Application Insights SDKs to add observability to a sample distributed application.
gRPC vs HTTP APIs
gRPC vs HTTP APIs
ASP.NET Core 3.0 adds support for gRPC, an opinionated contract-first remote procedure call framework. This blog post compares gRPC to JSON HTTP APIs, discusses gRPC's strengths and weaknesses, and when you could use gRPC to build your apps.