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What Is Caching?

In the computing world, caching is the process of storing a subset of data in a highly accessible and high-speed layer called a cache. It is done to access more frequent data quickly and to avoid any additional computation that was done to fetch and store previous data. …


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An API is the building block of any client-server communication because it helps exchange information in the form of a request-response pattern. In any distributed system, it becomes immensely important to build APIs that are robust in nature and highly available even in the face of a network issue.

This…


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Introduction

APIs have become one of the most common ways of communication and provide an entry point to any application and their data. Along with the flexibility and ease of integration, APIs also bring with them potential risks, vulnerabilities and threats to their systems. …


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Introduction

Load balancing is the process of evenly distributing your network load across several servers. It helps in scaling the demand during peak traffic hours by helping spread the work uniformly. The server can be present in a cloud or a data center or on-premises. It can be either a physical…


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DNS provides an easy, human readable way to map naming for any resources that are connected to internet. You can consider DNS as like a phonebook that stores IP addresses of various domains. …


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Yes! I finally return from Orlando with a brain full of ideas, phone full of photos, LinkedIn full of new connections and a bag full of swags. Grace Hopper was one of the major highlights for me this year and I will always remember 2017 as the year when I…


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The financial topic which is most talked among the international students(I know, first is the student loan part!) is credit history. The day you enter United States you start hearing about credit history from your relatives, friends, colleagues, everybody!

I am not a financial expert…


Google has always been a huge proponent of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning and have always been an active participant in trying to develop something cooler than ever. It has come up with Self-driving cars (though market is yet to see it getting launched), better page ranking algorithms to do…


Apocalypse of Unicorn Age: The truth behind the waning of the Startups

Silicon Valley has mostly been dominated by the startups worth $1 billion or more, which we proudly call as the Unicorns. Their glory marked 2015 as the new era of technology and ideas that were established to change…

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