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Welcome to the Dapr concepts guide!


Introduction to the Distributed Application Runtime

Building blocks

Modular best practices accessible over standard HTTP or gRPC APIs


Modular functionality used by building blocks and applications


Change the behavior of Dapr sidecars or globally on Dapr system services


Monitor applications through tracing, metrics, logs and health


How Dapr is designed with security in mind

Dapr and service meshes

How Dapr compares to, and works with, service meshes

Overview of the Dapr services

Learn about the services that make up the Dapr runtime

Dapr terminology and definitions

Definitions for common terms and acronyms in the Dapr documentation

Frequently asked questions and answers

Common questions asked about Dapr

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