I did some tests with larger amounts myself and it just seems to work fine.
Not sure about the plans for future releases. gRPC has a maximum message
limit that defaults to 4 MB but that you can adjust (as send limit and
receive limit). You may want to have a look at this GitHub issue that is
also linking some other issues where people used it with 80 MB.
Am Donnerstag, 8. Februar 2018 11:14:10 UTC+1 schrieb
> Dear all,
> We have recently been investigating various RPC technologies that would
> help us
> query and transfer data between a database server containing image data,
> and a client.
> For HBase, Thrift is typically used for this. But our benchmarks show
> that the
> current version of gRPC also performs very well for this task, and we are
> tempted to use gRPC instead of Thrift, REST, or WebSocket.
> Hence our question:
> > Is streaming moderately sized chunks of binary data part of the vision
> for gRPC? Can we
> count on the streaming of moderately sized chunks of binary data
> performing equally well in future releases of gRPC?
> We would very much appreciate your views on this.
> Thanks and best regards,
> Jorn Baayen
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