Posts Tagged ‘Research and Development’

Multi-Cluster Deployment Options for Apache Kafka: Pros and Cons

March 16, 2018 | 5 Comments | Nikita Gorbachevski
This blog post investigates three models of multi-cluster deployment for Apache Kafka—the stretched, active-passive, and active-active.

MongoDB 3.4 vs. Couchbase Server 5.0 vs. DataStax Enterprise 5.0 (Cassandra)

October 27, 2017 | 0 Comments | Alex Khizhniak
The 2017 study by Altoros evaluated the three leading NoSQL solutions across 22 key parameters—such as architecture, development, administration, etc.

Performance Comparison of Ruby Frameworks 2016

November 28, 2016 | 0 Comments | Eugene Melnikov
This blog post shares some of the performance results demonstrated by a variety of Ruby frameworks, template engines, app servers, and ORM tools.

Performance Evaluation: MongoDB over NetApp E-Series

The study embodies the performance test results of a sharded MongoDB cluster over NetApp E-Series E5600 under the three scenarios.

Things that I Hate as a Web Developer

May 22, 2016 | 0 Comments | Eugene Melnikov
Learn about the issues that puzzle web developers most: wrong function usage, poor quality of plugins, etc.

Visual Studio Code Really Surprised Me

February 25, 2016 | 0 Comments | Rodrigo Bournissent
Microsoft released a new open-source IDE.

“Q Sectors”: Global Digital Transformation Leads to Economic Growth

January 6, 2016 | 0 Comments | Roger Strukhoff
The most advanced sectors of a nation's economy lead to overall growth. A survey of these "Q Sectors" will reveal global stars, as well as diamonds in the rough.

Love Ruby on Rails

November 6, 2015 | 0 Comments | Eugene Melnikov
This blog post compares Ruby on Rails and Node.js across a number of scenarios: implementing changes, debugging, dealing with packages, etc.

Golang Internals, Part 6: Bootstrapping and Memory Allocator Initialization

October 15, 2015 | 0 Comments | Siarhei Matsiukevich
This blog post explains how to initialize traceback, the stack pool, a memory allocator, size classes, the heap, etc.

Golang Internals, Part 5: the Runtime Bootstrap Process

This blog post explores the specifics of resizable stacks and internal TLS implementation.