How does technical debt accrue? Most people would say bad engineering. What is bad engineering? Inflexibility? Is one system engineered correctly to do one thing trying to do something else considered bad engineering?
Mahdi Yusuf is currently Senior Staff Engineer at 1Password, previously the CTO at Gyroscope. Before that I spent time as a technical researcher focused on security vulnerabilities and exploitations.
The lock mechanism is an integral part of any modern system. In software applications, locks are used to ensure that multiple users do not simultaneously access and modify the same resource.
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Circuit breakers are a vital component of any distributed system, helping to improve reliability and resilience by preventing failures from cascading and causing widespread damage.
More features, active users, and data are collected daily. Your database is slowing your application. Many people don't understand database sharding, which could solve their difficulties. This article explains database sharding, its benefits, including how to use it and when not to.
The development of cloud-native applications has become significantly influenced by container technology. Building secure and reliable systems requires a thorough understanding of different virtualization levels and process security.