Software Engineering

Your Microservices are at Risk – Act Now!

5 things you should do to secure your microservices Microservices are fast becoming the defacto architectural style with which applications are being built.  Be it a startup or established FinTechs, it is being adopted by…

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As you sow your Modernized Architecture, so shall you reap your Digital Destiny!

A non-modernized digital business is an oxymoron. In a climate rife with disruptions and innovations, organizations are moving at a pace that needs to put their Modernization imperative into perspective. Digital Transformation thrives on the…

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Modern Architectural Innovations for Digital Success

The idea of envisioning a digital strategy has been in place ever since the scientists of 20th century designed a basic yet fully functional computing system. But the current buzz about creating a Digital CX…

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Discovering the Art of Solr Search

Introduction : “Why do we need a search server?” Before answering these questions, let’s take a classical problem that affects the performance of many real time applications / products when their data grows beyond a…

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Splitting the Monolith into Microservices – Do’s and Don’ts

In recent times, the term Microservices has gained immense popularity. It has found advocates in big players like Amazon, Netflix, NGINX to name a few. These companies have adopted this approach and have shared their…

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Distributed Transactions in Microservices

Most of the monolithic applications which are using a relational database may use ACID transactions, which provide some important attributes: Atomicity – Changes are made atomically Consistency – The state of the database is always consistent Isolation – Even though transactions are…

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Top 10 Critical NFR for SaaS Applications – Part 2

In continuation to my previous blog on Top 10 Critical NFRs for SaaS application, let’s look at the next 5 critical NFRs that have a deep impact on the SaaS solution architecture. Multi-Tenancy: Multi-Tenancy is the most…

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Top 10 NFR in Software Architecture – Part 1

Non-Functional Requirements (NFR) are those requirements that cut across the software functionality, spanning across all the modules and features. These requirements go deep in to the architecture of an software, which is where they get…

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MySQL to MongoDB Migration in Drupal

MySQL is one of the widely used open source relational databases. In recent times, there has been a lot of interest on the NoSQL databases that can handle Big Data. Among NoSQL databases, MongoDB (from…

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EFFECTIVELY USING GIT FOR DISTRIBUTED WORK ENVIRONMENT

Why Git? Git is a distributed revision control system with an emphasis on speed, data integrity, and support for distributed work environment, non-linear workflows compared to the other VCS (Version Control Systems) in the market…

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XML Parsing – Do it the right way!

I recently came across a situation where there was a performance hit in a web application due to the wrong selection of XML parser. That’s when I decided to write a blog on how to…

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Cloud-based Development Enables Feature-based Code and Release Management

Version control system is one of the major components of continuous delivery. It enhances speed, integrity & adds a lot of value to the whole development process. In our project, we are using GIT &…

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