One Edge Provider - Build In Public With The Stellate Team Behind OEP

Show Notes:

In this episode of GraphQL Radio, Andreas Heiberg, Stellate's Engineering Manager, guides a discussion with colleagues on the deployment of One Edge Provider (OEP). A transformative project for Stellate's system, aimed at significantly enhancing Stellate's caching services. Ensuring 2x faster GraphQL Edge Caching.

The team, consisting of project lead Dominik Petrick, Thomas Heyenbrock, and Stephan Schneider, reflects on challenges, lessons learned, critical decisions, and the transition to a more scalable architecture. This episode delves into Stellate's evolution, explores the motivation behind OEP, and highlights pivotal moments in decision-making; illustrating Stellate's steadfast commitment to innovation.

Topics Discussed:
  • Introduction to One Edge Provider (OEP)
  • Origins of Stellate and GraphCDN
  • Deployment Strategies
  • Decision to Change the System
  • Scalable and Unified Architecture
  • End-To-End Testing
  • Initial Limitations
  • Challenges
  • Choosing Rust and Fastly
  • Initiating the OEP Project
  • OEP Deployment Complexities
  • Rollout Challenges and Lessons Learned
  • Traffic Replay System
  • Building Confidence
  • Rust and TypeScript Nuances
  • Rust's Performance
One Edge Provider - Build In Public With The Stellate Team Behind OEP
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