Web Application Architecture Explained With Designing a Real-World Service
This article takes a deep dive into web application architecture with designing a real-world use case. If you have zero knowledge on the domain, after going through this article, you’ll have a fundamental understanding of the components involved in the web application architecture and how…
Wide-column, Column-oriented and Column Family Databases – A Deep Dive with Bigtable and Cassandra
Wide-column, column-oriented and column-family databases belong to the NoSQL family of databases built to store and query massive amounts of data, aka BigData. They are highly available and scalable, built to work in a distributed environment. Most of the wide-column databases do not support joins…
Design For Scale and High Availability – What Does 100 Million Users On A Google Service Mean?
Imagine a simple service with an API server and a database. Now when this service is owned by Google, the traffic is expected to be in the scale of 100 million users. That means: 10 billion requests/day 100k requests/second (average) 200k requests/second (peak) 2 million…
How Razorpay handled significant transaction bursts during events like IPL
Razorpay is India’s leading payment-gateway service that offers a suite of products to businesses to accept, process and disburse payments enabling them to establish an online presence. They dealt with an interesting problem: the problem of sudden transaction bursts during events such as the Indian…
Facebook’s Photo Storage Architecture
Facebook built Haystack, an object storage system designed for storing photos on a large scale. The platform stores over 260 billion images which amounts to over 20 petabytes of data. One billion new photos are uploaded each week which is approx—60 terabytes of data. At…
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- Web Application Architecture Explained With Designing a Real-World Service
- Wide-column, Column-oriented and Column Family Databases – A Deep Dive with Bigtable and Cassandra
- Design For Scale and High Availability – What Does 100 Million Users On A Google Service Mean?
- How Razorpay handled significant transaction bursts during events like IPL
- Facebook’s Photo Storage Architecture