Diary of a CTO

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Diary of a CTO

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    • Function as a Service (FaaS) remains at the core of the serverless movement. That said, most of practical serverless implementations I have seen use a combination of serverless functions and more conventional microservices running in containers. Instead of a one-size-fits-all approach, i.e. tryin…

    • Functions as a service (FaaS) is an emerging pattern to build APIs and microservices at scale. You can use various FaaS implementations such as AWS Lambda, Azure Functions, and Google Cloud Functions to build APIs ecosystem for your organisation. If you remove serverless requirements, stored proc…

    • Implementing agile which works and delivers can be a very challenging task, especially in corporate and enterprise environment. According to 10th State of Agile Survey, two of the top five causes of failure were related to company culture – company philosophy or culture at odds with core agile …

    • To unlock the true value of data, organisations will need internal data services. Data services provide streamlined and centralised data access to a diverse set of users which removes the friction in delivering faster insights, products and services. Data services promote innovation. In addition,…

    • When using Amazon Redshift, distribution style plays an important role in optimising the table design for best performance. In a nutshell, table’s distribution style dictates how the data is distributed across Redshift node and slices. A key objective is to avoid the data redistribution dur…

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