The first draft of DHCP was written in October 1993. Lets time travel and go to a time where there is no DHCP. Lets have a look at the why you need DHCP. It is very important as it provide the machines their identity to be on the network grid. DHCPD is a server for
Today we got the news that Redis 6.0.0 stable is out just after 4 months (as quoted by the maintainer) after the RC1(release candidate 1). So let’s have a quick look at what we liked the most. RDB files are faster to load This is a big value for those who are running Redis Clusters
In recent times, I was working with Redis clusters which have very high throughput. While doing this we came across a problem which was Redis bgsave was taking a lot of memory sometimes almost as the same memory as the data present in the memory. In this small writeup, we will see why this happened.
Hi everyone in our last post we talked about Redis monitoring using Prometheus and Grafana. When I posted this on a few forums I got a suggestion that I should write about key metrics to watch while monitoring Redis. So let’s start the article Key metrics to monitor in Redis and optimization settings. Below are
Sidecar is one of the important patterns in today’s world of containerization and Kubernetes. Sidecar is a single node pattern and when we talk about a single node pattern we have another major pattern which is called ambassador pattern. In this article, we will talk about the difference between the sidecar pattern vs ambassador pattern.
We are want to automate the server creation process as this saves a lot of time. In this article, we are going to talk about some patterns and anti-pattern that cause make your automation better or worse. So let’s start with this. Antipattern: Handcrafted Server Handcrafted servers will generally work well for companies who are
This is the fifth article in series working on scale and in this article we are going to about how to spawn infrastructure fast by using infrastructure as code and provision them using chef. This article is just one of the way how you can automate infrastructure creation. There can be many simultaneous solutions to
This is the second article in series Working on scale. You can find the first one below. It was about replication and sharding and where to use which one. Working on Scale: What is replication and sharding and where to use which one? In this article we will be looking into caching, its different types, tools
Hey everyone I am starting a new article series in which we will talk about working on scale. Today is the first article of this series, I don’t know how many articles it will contain as working for scale is a subject in itself and am a mere beginner. So lets start todays article of
Every software engineer must have heard the name Mysql as it is one the most used and popular databases in world. When it comes to engineering there are whole lot of people who don’t even bother to think about database and focus only on code. This comes back and bite them bad when the system