What is Caching?

In today’s fast-paced digital world, where speed and efficiency are paramount, technologies like caching play a crucial role in optimizing data retrieval processes. But what is caching? How does it work? What are its different types? If these questions have … Read More

Consistency and Availability in Distributed System

Distributed systems are designed to handle vast amounts of data and provide seamless user experiences. Two crucial aspects that need careful consideration in distributed systems are consistency and availability. In this blog post, we will explore what consistency and availability … Read More

What is Message Queue?

A message queue is a software intermediary that decouples the sender of a message from the receiver. A message queue is a temporary storage area for messages. Messages are stored in the queue until they are processed by a consumer. … Read More

API Design

Introduction An API, or Application Programming Interface, is software to communicate between different software components. APIs are used all the time in the modern world, from web applications to mobile apps to cloud-based services. API design is the process of … Read More

Content Delivery Network (CDN)

Introduction A content delivery network (CDN) is a distributed network of servers designed to deliver web content to users based on their geographical location. CDNs play a crucial role in enhancing website performance by reducing the distance that web content … Read More

Service Discovery

What is Service Discovery? Service discovery is a software design pattern that enables distributed applications to locate and connect to each other at runtime. This is important in microservices architectures, where applications are broken down into small, independent services that … Read More

Database Sharding

What is Sharding? Sharding is a method of dividing a large database into smaller, more manageable pieces called shards. Shards can be stored on different servers, which can help to improve performance and scalability. Why Sharding? There are a number … Read More

Single Point of Failure

What is a Single Point of Failure (SPOF)? In any system, a single point of failure (SPOF) refers to a component or system that, if it fails, can bring down the entire system. It poses a significant risk to the … Read More

Load Balancing

What is Load Balancing? Load balancing is the process of evenly distributing incoming network traffic across multiple servers or computing resources, known as a server. The primary objective is to prevent any single server from being overloaded with excessive traffic. … Read More

Monolithic and Microservices Architecture

Introduction In the field of software development, choosing the right architectural approach is crucial for building robust and scalable applications. The architectures that often come into consideration are monolithic and microservices architectures. In this blog post, I will try to … Read More