Tomas Kirda
By:Tomas Kirda Posted On: Topic:Engineering

Messaging with RabbitMQ in Node.js

If you are a software developer, you already know what Node.js is. You know how to create an API and may feel like Superman while implementing new features. However, as you attract more users, response time gets slower, and with workloads increasing, your application may start to fail. For those with existing applications, this article explores the most likely issues and how message queues, specifically with RabbitMQ in Node.js, effectively helps applications connect and scale. For others planning to build a new application, I incorporate useful tips to help you avoid issues up front.

Rimantas Benetis
By:Rimantas Benetis Posted On: Topic:Engineering

A 6-point plan for implementing a scalable microservices architecture

There are many benefits that a microservices architecture brings if implemented correctly. However, there are many parts involved that should be taken into consideration before going down the path of adopting a microservices architecture environment. This post delves into the details and highlights several areas to consider to ensure any organization has a successful plan in place.

Andrius Juskenas
By:Andrius Juskenas Posted On: Topic:Engineering

Bye raster, hello vector: 3 ways to use SVG easier

Today, nearly every webpage contains some kind of infographic. Infographics are a nice design feature, but also help readers understand and digest content easier. There are several options for dealing with sets of images/icons. Yet from a front end developer's perspective, we prefer SVG graphics, which have become widely supported on all modern browsers and are in vector graphics format, making them easily scalable on different screen resolutions among other advantages. Our latest post looks at three different approaches.

Rimantas Benetis
By:Rimantas Benetis Posted On: Topic:Strategy

Path to microservices: Moving away from monolithic architecture in financial services

In an unprecedented era of high customer expectations, low market confidence and the constant threat of small and nimble players disrupting the market, financial institutions find themselves in a position where they must evolve or become extinct. As established players continue to be dependent on legacy technology and monolithic systems that require significant overhead and lead time to deliver even the smallest increment of value, many are struggling to satisfy the needs of their customers and shareholders and their ability to remain competitive is diminishing. This post explores how financial services institutions, particularly banks, can effectively evaluate and embrace the microservices architecture movement.

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