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June 22, 2023

Federated subscriptions in GraphOS: real-time data at scale

Building an API that can serve real-time data to millions of clients is no small challenge. With traditional microservice architectures and REST, building real-time experiences meant excessive polling traffic, over-fetching, and constant coordination across backend and frontend teams to maintain the right endpoints for real-time services. GraphQL subscriptions offer an elegant alternative to REST and […]

May 13, 2021

Using Subscriptions with Your Federated Data Graph

Update June 2023: Federated subscriptions are now supported in GraphOS! You can now use subscriptions in your supergraph without these sidecar solutions. Apollo Federation allows teams to take a declarative approach to build out distributed GraphQL architectures. What’s more, it allows teams to divide and manage portions of the data graph’s schema based on separation […]

June 20, 2017

Tutorial: GraphQL Subscriptions on the Server

This is part 6 of our Full-Stack GraphQL + React Tutorial, which guides you through creating a messaging application. Each part is self-contained and focuses on a few new topics, so you can jump directly into a part that interests you or do the whole series. Here’s are the other parts of the tutorial: Part […]

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September 29, 2016

GraphQL subscriptions with Redis Pub Sub

by David Yahalomi

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