Cloudstate

Cloudstate (Part 6): Reversing the Tradition

Reading Time: 2 minutes In our previous blog post, Cloudstate (Part 5): How to work with it?, we learned how to work with Cloudstate. But in this blog, we are going to learn that Cloudstate has reversed the traditional architecture of multi-layered application. What is the Tradition? In a traditional multi-layered application, each layer (of the application) will invoke another layer to retrieve and manipulate its state. This approach Continue Reading

Cloudstate with Java (Part 2): Getting Started with Java

Reading Time: 2 minutes In our last blog, we talked about the various prerequisites needed to implement cloudstate with Java. In this blog we will look into few more points to keep in mind while implementing cloudstate using Java. So lets go ahead! The Protobuf files In our previous blog we read about the Protoc compiler which is required to compile gRPC protobuf descriptors. We also learned that this Continue Reading

Cloudstate (Part 5): How to work with it?

Reading Time: 2 minutes In our previous blog post, Cloudstate (Part 4): A Bird’s Eye view of its Design, we had a look at bird’s eye view of Cloudstate‘s design. To continue the streak, we are going to learn, how to work with Cloudstate in this blog. Choose Your Language Wisely To work with Cloudstate the first step we need to take is, decide the programming language of our Continue Reading

Cloudstate with Java (Part 1): Getting Started with Java

Reading Time: 2 minutes In today’s world, serverless computing has evolved a lot. And with this concept of serverless computing, Lightbend has come up with an amazing framework known as Cloudstate.  Cloudstate is a specification, protocol, and reference implementation for providing distributed state management patterns suitable for Serverless computing. – cloudstate.io To know more about Cloudstate please go through the blog series: Cloudstate – What is it ? Cloudstate Continue Reading

Cloudstate (Part 4): A Bird’s Eye view of its Design

Reading Time: 2 minutes In our previous blog posts, we came to know about, What is Cloudstate? Why we need it? and Why we need to give a second thought to the way CRUD operations are done in Serverless Computing? In this blog post, we will have a look at bird’s eye view of Cloudstate‘s design. Let’s take a look at its design. Bird’s Eye View of Design Cloudstate Continue Reading

Cloudstate (Part 3): Giving a Second-Thought to CRUD

Reading Time: 4 minutes In this blog post, we will take a slight detour from Cloudstate and understand why we need to give a second thought to the way CRUD operations are done in Serverless Computing. Before diving deep into the need of reconsidering CRUD operations strategy in Serverless Computing, let’s first understand CRUD. What is CRUD? CRUD is an acronym for the four general operations that a database Continue Reading

Cloudstate (Part 2): Why we need it?

Reading Time: 2 minutes In our previous blog post, Cloudstate (Part 1): What is it?, we came to know about the Serverless Computing, it’s advantages, and a brief introduction of Cloudstate. In this blog post we will deep dive further into Cloudstate by understanding, why we need it? For which we need to know the limitations of the Serverless Computing. Why? Because Cloudstate overcomes them and that’s why it Continue Reading

Cloudstate (Part 1): What is it?

Reading Time: 2 minutes Serverless Computing, I hope you have heard or read this term in many tech talks and articles. And that’s because it is trending these days. But what is it? That is the first question that pops up in our mind as soon as we hear or read the term Serverless Computing. In this blog post, we will not only learn about serverless computing, but also Continue Reading

Serverless to Stateful serverless

From Serverless to Stateful Serverless

Reading Time: 5 minutes Hi all. I hope that you all must have heard of Serverless architecture. It’s quite popular and gaining a lot of attraction. In this blog, I’ll drive your attention towards Serverless architecture, and, then to Stateful Serverless architecture. We will see the pros and cons of such an architecture, followed by the concept of stateful serverless. Thus the title is, From Serverless to Stateful Serverless. Continue Reading