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Building Microservice APIs with gRPC and Protocol Buffers

Learn how to put the latest open source technology into practice with hands-on training, delivered by industry experts, aligned to your desired business outcomes

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2 Days

Available On-Site

Available Virtually

Open Enrollments Available


This intensive two-day hands-on training course is designed to provide working developers, DevOps staff and other technology professionals with a comprehensive introduction to the gRPC remote procedure call platform and the Protocol Buffers (PB) serialization system. Attendees will leave with a clear understanding of gRPC and how to build high-performance microservices using the gRPC tool chain. Lab sessions will give attendees hands-on experience building gRPC based microservices in a polyglot, cross-platform setting. The course covers the API evolution features provided by the IDL based gRPC/PB stack as well as plugin and extension points available. Upon completion of the course, attendees will have the skills and information necessary to begin designing and working with gRPC based microservices in a production setting.


Available for Instructor-Led (ILT) in-person/onsite training or Virtual Instructor-Led training (VILT) delivery; Open Enrollment options may be available.

Who Should Attend

Developers, Architects, Engineering Managers and DevOps personnel

What Attendees will learn

This course is designed to provide engineering staff with a comprehensive introduction to building microservices with gRPC and Protocol Buffers. Learning modules include:

  • ProtoBuf IDL and Serialization
  • gRPC and HTTP/2 operations
  • gRPC auth and streaming


Because the course focuses on microservice properties and design, no particular programming language expertise is required though attendees should have experience with at least one programming language.