In this blog post, we will go over a simple intuitive approach on how to atomically update a hashmap which has been distributed across multiple nodes.
API Best Practices
Learn about the design practices we followed and fixes we made to improve the page load performance of our product
Evaluating Product Architecture
Different dimensions for evaluating Product Architecture.
Whitelisting IPs with NGINX Ingress K8s
Understand how to whitelist IPs with NGINX via Ingress Objects and securing your kubernetes infrastructure
FREAD vs MMAP
In this blog post, we will understand the differences between MMAPs and READs system calls and its internals.
When not to use MMAPs !!!
In the previous blog post, we developed an understanding for the READ and MMAP system calls. If you haven't read Part 1 of this, we suggest you go to this link. In this blog post, we are going to answer this simple question "Why not to use MMAP everywhere". Advantages of MMAP over READ Data … Continue reading When not to use MMAPs !!!
Data at Rest / Data in Transit Encryption
Basics of What , Why and Hows of Data at Rest and Data in Transit Encryption
Effect of Threads on Application Throughput
In this blog post, we are going to understand how does the throughput of a service varies when we change the number of threads doing the tasks in a service
Could there be a data loss in DRAM while system is up ??
Recently I came across this interesting blog article. It really struck me that RAM sitting on our systems has to be refreshed again and again in a timely fashion to ensure that the contents stored by the memory cells are intact. According to Wikipedia, each bit in DRAM is stored as a presence or absence of electric … Continue reading Could there be a data loss in DRAM while system is up ??
Understanding Transactions with MySQL and Slick
How can Full GC cycles on one JVM could impact the latencies on other JVMS sharing the common MySQL RDS