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  • Offline First Applications?
    02 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 7 0
    Hey Everyone, Today we’ll be talking about Offline-First Web Applications Offline-first is a software paradigm in response to the trend of moving from desktop apps to web apps Pros of offline-first ap...
  • Robinhood's Tech Stack
    29 Sep 2021 • 8 min read • 12 0
    Hey Everyone, Today we’ll be talking about Robinhood’s Tech Stack Robinhood has been cloud-native since Day 1 Going the PaaS route vs. DIY How they implemented Sharding in their backend Plus, a couple...
  • Building a basic Storage Engine
    27 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 10 0
    Hey Everyone, Today we’ll be talking about Diving deeper into Databases (the storage engine) The different components What purpose do each of these components serve How do these components interact wi...
  • The Architecture of Databases
    21 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 14 0
    Hey Everyone, Today we’ll be talking about The Architecture of Databases The different components: Transport System, Query Processor, Execution Engine and the Storage Engine What purpose do each of th...
  • MapReduce Explained
    10 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 15 0
    Hey Everyone, Today we’ll be talking about MapReduce The history behind MapReduce How you’d use MapReduce How MapReduce works behind the scenes Why you should avoid ground-up rewrites Engineers may be...
  • A dive into LLVM and Compilers (Plus Docker)
    06 Sep 2021 • 10 min read • 12 0
    Hey Everyone, Today we’ll be talking about The LLVM Project and how it works An introduction to Compiler design Issues that the LLVM Project seeks to solve How LLVM-based compilers are designed An int...
  • The Architecture of Uber's API Gateway
    23 Aug 2021 • 6 min read • 12 0
    Hey Everyone, Today we’ll be talking about The Architecture of Uber’s API Gateway How the API Gateway Works How an HTTP request flows through The different components of the Gateway Plus, a couple awe...
  • Building an in-memory graph database
    18 Aug 2021 • 7 min read • 11 0
    Hey Everyone, Today we’ll be talking about Building an in-memory graph database in JavaScript This is a summary of a chapter from the amazing, free book 500 Lines or Less that writes useful programs i...
  • Dynamic Programming in the Real World
    14 Aug 2021 • 7 min read • 10 0
    Hey Everyone, Today we’ll be talking about An algorithm for Content-Aware Image Resizing Resizing an image naively can distort the objects in the image (due to the changing proportions). Content-Aware...
  • Apple's Perceptual Hashing
    10 Aug 2021 • 8 min read • 11 0
    Hey Everyone, Today we’ll be talking about ZippyDB, the largest strongly consistent, geographically distributed key-value store at Facebook We’ll talk about it’s Architecture, Data Model, Consistency ...
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