Diary of a CTO

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Diary of a CTO

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    • DevOps is a cultural shift with immediate focus on maximising the business value by opting better communication, collaboration and feedback within and across IT development and operation teams. Infrastructure as Code (IaC) is a key element of DevOps philosophy with benefits for both development a…

    • Ever since the Amazon introduced the AWS Lambda service at AWS re:Invent 2014, a variety of new applications for the service has emerged which highlights tremendous potential and traction for the AWS Lambda service. Over last one year, Amazon has been actively working towards integrating other AW…

    • Amazon today announced Amazon Elasticsearch Service (Amazon ES) - a fully managed Elasticsearch service which can support your real-time distributed search requirements. I am not sure about others, but for me a this is a big deal and can be a game changer. I have worked with both Splunk and Elast…

    • I have been playing with Apache Drill for quite some time now. In layman’s terms, Apache Drill is SQL query engine which can perform queries against any type of data store - in particular any non-relational data store. Apache Drill’s ability to query against raw data files stored on t…

    • We are observing a new era in database technology space, drop-in replacements with order of magnitude improvement in performance over their counterparts. First Amazon Aurora and now Scylla DB. Although the concept of drop-in replacements is not something new but most recently these substitutes s…

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