Most communications between microservices is either via HTTP request-response APIs or asynchronous messaging. While these two mechanisms are most commonly used, yet they’re quite different. It is important to know when to use which mechanism.
Batch processing of data is an efficient way of processing large volumes of data where data is collected, processed and then batch results are produced. Batch processing can be applied in many use cases. One common use case of batch processing is transforming a large set of flat, CSV or JSON files into a structured format that is ready for further processing.
Most of the applications today serve users across the globe and need a way to deliver their content fast. The content can be images, videos, PDF and so on. Content delivery network (CDN) is a network of servers that are geographically distributed with the intent of serving content to users as fast as possible.
Streaming data is a radical new approach to sending data to web browsers which provides for dramatically faster page load times. Quite often, we need to allow users to download files in web applications. When the data is too large, it becomes quite a challenge to provide a good user experience.
A file system is a mechanism that controls how data is stored, accessed and managed on an operating system. The File system module in Node.js allows you to work programmatically with the file system on an operating system.
In recent times, with the advent of devices with powerful computing capabilities in the palm of our hand, one particular term of note that we hear a lot is ARM. The very brain of these […]
Imagine you have a system used by multiple users, where each user is trying to modify the same entity concurrently. How do you ensure that the underlying data’s integrity is preserved when accessed concurrently?
Front end development has grown so much over the last decade from pure HTML and CSS design to topics such as high interactivity, accessibility, testability and security. In order to meet these needs, most application teams have distinction between backend and frontend development teams.
Maven plugins are nothing but software components that allow reuse of common build logic across multiple projects or modules. In this article, I would like to demonstrate how to build a maven plugin and test it.