Architecture

FIX Protocol : Architecture and Message Structure

Reading Time: 3 minutes In my last blog, we went through the basic aspect of FIX protocol PROS and Cons. In this blog, we will understand the anatomy of FIX protocol which will cover the basic architecture and building blocks of FIX. FIX Protocol Architecture FIX consists of 2 main layers : Session layer : This layer aims to provide high performance. It deals with initialisation, maintenance and termination Continue Reading

ScalaGeek-Why Reactive Architecture?

Reading Time: 5 minutes In my previous blog. I discussed some In-build functionalities of ScalaGeek that makes it unique and flexible. Now In this blog, I will discuss the architecture and the tech stack that is used in ScalaGeek. Technology Stack In the ScalaGeek we have used five primary technologies for Back-end and two are used for front-end:1. Scala2. Akka3. Kafka4. Real-time database5. Firestore6. Angular 87. IonicNow I will Continue Reading

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Cloud-Native: Future of Software Architecture

Reading Time: 4 minutes Cloud native is the future of application development, with massive potential for business impact. Read the blog to explore how you can maximize the inherent business value of the cloud platform such as faster speed to market, greater elasticity, scale, and resiliency.

Kafka: Consumer – Push vs Pull approach

Reading Time: 2 minutes Have you ever thought about the Push vs Pull approach for the system, which one suits or solves which problem? Another Question why did Kafka choose Pull over Push design for Consumers? Before talking about the Kafka approach, whether the Broker should push the data to consumer or consumer should pull from Kafka? Let’s first understand both of the approaches, as each one has its Continue Reading

Platform and Pipes, you need a Reactive API

Reading Time: 3 minutes Today every company is a tech company. This is a prediction which has come from many stalwarts in the software industry who believe that the organisations who do not invest in technology any more are going to bleed and die. Let us see how we got here though. Historically, all organisations followed the Pipe mentality. Firms create stuff, push them out and sell them to Continue Reading

DC/OS: The Architecture #2

Reading Time: 5 minutes In my previous post, we have gone through the type of nodes, tasks and the distributed process management. Now we’re going under the hood to explore the components which make DC/OS what it is. You’ll find the basic working of each component here. Let me show you around… Introduction First, let’s check out the map we’re going to follow in order to get where we Continue Reading

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

Reading Time: 7 minutes 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 running application from monolithic to microservices architecture? Many such questions came to our minds when we started using the microservices in our projects. In this Continue Reading

Forget It! Going Digital & You haven’t heard Reactive?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Today, you talk to any CIO, attend any CDO conference and it would have a track about going Digital. Digital transformation is a sought out area to invest … err … throw money. Without knowing how digital is going to help you and what is the technology stack that can allow you to go truly digital, I do not recommend any CIO/CDO to get into the ring.

Cassandra Data Modeling – Primary , Clustering , Partition , Compound Keys

Reading Time: 5 minutes In this post we are going to discuss more about different keys available in Cassandra . Primary key concept in Cassandra is different from Relational databases. Therefore it is worth spending time to understand this concept. Lets take an example and create a student table which had a student_id as a primary key column. 1) primary key  create table person (student_id int primary key, fname Continue Reading

Scala-IOT : What is Mqtt ? How it is lightweight ?

Reading Time: 4 minutes We have already stepped in the world of IOT ! And if you do find it fascinating then stay tuned to this series , or you can signup for our newsletter so you can directly get a message in your inbox whenever it is published ! So we established our basic understanding in our last blog post of what is IOT and how it is Continue Reading

RDF – Basic Building Blocks of Semantic Web

Reading Time: 4 minutes In the first post, we talked about the general description of Semantic Web and how it can be useful. In this post, we would try to look at RDF which is the basic building block. RDF is Resource Description Framework which was defined as standard for encoding metadata by W3C in 1999. The idea for this standard is to make metadata readable by machines. The Continue Reading

Semantic Web – The lure to a better world

Reading Time: 6 minutes The story of the Semantic Web is not new, however, it is interesting how some things become more and more important with the passage of time. The term was coined by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in May 2001 however, it took us around 14 years to get to the details of it when we were approached by a large publishing house to help them build a Continue Reading