Mastering AWS Kinesis data streams
Posted on July 14, 2020, Level advanced Resource Length long
An article by Anahit Pogosova in which she describes how she has been working with AWS Kinesis Data Streams for several years, dealing with over 0.5TB of streaming data per day. Rather than telling you about all the reasons why you should use Kinesis Data Streams (plenty is written on that subject), she will talk about the things you should know when working with the service.
Event-driven servers: An Intuitive Study
Posted on March 4, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
James Lim out together this piece about short explainer of event-driven servers, intended to help readers gain an intuitive understanding of event loops.
Best practices for event-driven microservice architecture
Posted on February 14, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
While you might have used REST as your service communications layer in the past, more and more projects are moving to an event-driven architecture. Let's dive into the pros and cons of this popular architecture, some of the key design choices it entails, and common anti-patterns. By Jason Skowronski.
Tour of Akka Typed: Message Adapters, Ask Pattern and Actor Discovery
Posted on September 17, 2019, Level advanced Resource Length medium
An article in series by Manuel Bernhardt in which he explores the basics of the Akka Typed API, why it was created and what are its benefits in comparison to the classic Actor API, how to build typed actor systems via protocols and behaviors and how to create typed actors.
Understanding microservices with tracing
Posted on March 27, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
An interesting article on codacy blog from rtfpessoa. A typical system now is microservices-oriented, distributed and event-driven, and following its flow of information is a complicated endeavor. Moreover, instrumenting such a system to trace the flow of information has, at least historically, been an intricate task.
Encrypting vs. signing with OpenPGP. What's the difference?
Posted on October 2, 2018, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Brad Wyro thoughts on encryption versus signing with OpenPGP. OpenPGP is the most widely used email encryption standard. PGP stands for Pretty Good Privacy. In the article author helps to answer following question: how can you ensure confidential data transmitted via email is kept private?
Event Sourcing made Simple
Posted on May 18, 2018, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Neat article by Philippe Creux, Ruby and Rails developer at kickstarter, about implementation a minimal event sourcing framework at Kickstarter to power d.rip. Event Sourcing is to data what Git is to code. It's simple and it has made their life so much better! Read on!
Developing a deeper understanding of Apache Kafka architecture
Posted on May 1, 2018, Level beginner Resource Length short
Insidebigdata team wrote this article in which they provide 30,000 feet overview of Apache Kafka architecture. Kafka, the distributed streaming platform, features an architecture that provides application messaging that is very clear.
Event-driven architectures & AsyncAPI
Posted on February 6, 2018, Level beginner Resource Length short
Fran Mendez article about event-driven architecture. Engineers, often forget that APIs are not just HTTP APIs. API stands for "Application Programming Interface". It's exactly the "Interface" where author wants to focus.
Setting up a RabbitMQ Container Using Rancher
Posted on January 17, 2017, Level beginner Resource Length short
Steve Tidwell from RancherOS short post about RabbitMQ messaging broker running in a container.
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