Category Archives: Architecture

Terraform: Enabling developer to create and manage deployment through code

In this blog post, We will walk you through Terraform which is a tool for building, changing, and versioning infrastructure safely and efficiently. Terraform enables the developers to properly manage the infrastructure through code. The set of files used to … Continue reading

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Blockchain Nuggets – Distributed Systems

The first law of distribution is “Don’t Distribute“. If everything can be done on a single machine then nothing beats that. But, lets cut to reality. Today’s computing and information systems are inherently distributed. Starting from large data centers to … Continue reading

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“Why do you always choose Microservices over me?” said the Monolithic architecture

Ever wondered why do companies like Apple, eBay and Netflix care so much about microservices? What makes this simple architecture so special that it is being hyped so much? Is it worth the pain and efforts to shift an entire … Continue reading

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A Java Lagom service which only consumes from Kafka topic (Subscriber only service)

Subscriber only service means an application which only consumes, does not produce. We have generally seen the applications which both produces and consumes data from a Kafka topic but sometimes we need to write an application which only consumes data … Continue reading

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Lagom and Immutability

What is Lagom? Lagom is not in disguise anymore. Everyone who’s following on micro-service architecture knows about Lagom framework. Lagom is an open source framework built with the shifting from monoliths to micro-services-driven application architecture in mind. It abstracts the … Continue reading

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Twitter’s tweets analysis using Lambda Architecture

Hello Folks, In this blog i will explain  twitter’s tweets analysis with lambda architecture. So first we need to understand  what is lambda architecture,about its component and usage. According to Wikipedia, Lambda architecture is a data processing architecture designed to handle … Continue reading

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Setting Up Multi-Node Hadoop Cluster , just got easy !

In this blog,we are going to embark the journey of how to setup the Hadoop Multi-Node cluster on a distributed environment. So lets do not waste any time, and let’s get started. Here are steps you need to perform. Prerequisite: … Continue reading

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Building Analytics Engine Using Akka, Kafka & ElasticSearch

In this blog , I will share my experience on building scalable, distributed and fault-tolerant  Analytics engine using Scala, Akka, Play, Kafka and ElasticSearch. I would like to take you through the journey of  building an analytics engine which was primarily … Continue reading

Posted in Akka, akka-http, Amazon, Amazon EC2, Apache Kafka, Architecture, AWS, AWS Services, Batch, Best Practices, big data, Cassandra, database, Elasticsearch, Java, Non-Blocking, NoSql, Reactive, S3, Scala, Streaming, Web | 10 Comments

Transfering Data from Couchbase to the ElasticSearch (Transport-Couchbase Plugin)

If we want to transfer the data persisted in your Couchbase to ElasticSearch and use the power of inverted indexing of Elastic Search along with Couchbase. Then we can do this in easy steps. Couchbase provides us a plugin for … Continue reading

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Git Flow – An Introduction

Hi Folks, Knoldus have organized an one hour session on 19th Aug 2015 at 5:00 PM. Topic is  Introduction to Git-Flow. So many people have joined and enjoyed the session. I am going to share that slide here. Please let … Continue reading

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