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In the context of microservices, one of the problems that we often encounter is the need to guarantee data consistency, updated in parallel by different actors.  In this case, the Saga architectural pattern is becoming popular: let’s find out how it works and which problems it solves.   Data Consistency: what is it and which problems …

This article is part of the The Davos Agenda Inadequate data holds back the allocation of funds to sustainable projects. Regulators can cooperate with data providers and industry to identify data gaps. Sustainability experts and data scientists are needed to ensure that data is properly collected, reported and deployed in investment decisions. It has been more …

During 2020 a record level of investment was pumped into technology companies despite the widespread economic uncertainty created by the Covid-19 pandemic. In Europe alone, some $41bn was invested into technology startups as venture capitalists sought out the next hottest prospect. Collaboration, cloud and ecommerce companies have benefited from the accelerated digital disruption in 2020. But what’s …

Digital Realty, a leading global provider of cloud- and carrier-neutral data center, colocation and interconnection solutions, announced today a significant expansion of its Santa Clara connected campus in the heart of Silicon Valley.  The 430,000 square foot, four-story project will support the digital business strategies of enterprises and service providers within a highly connected and …

Let’s talk about the mistakes beginner programmers usually make but let me make one thing clear first. If you are a beginner programmer, this is not meant to make you feel bad about the mistakes that you might be making but rather to make you aware of them, teach you to spot signs of them, …

Organizing notes across multiple written and digital platforms is a serious challenge. Here’s a tip to organize your notes better and find what you need quickly. In prior years, this annual series covered individual apps. This year, we are looking at all-in-one solutions in addition to strategies to help in 2021. Welcome to day 15 …

As someone who’s covered databases on and off for—well never mind for how long—there’s always been a tension between the secure fortress that is the corporate database and the need of normal people to make the most and best use of that data. That’s one major problem addressed by the new Oracle APEX cloud service. …

Cloud storage enables organizations to reduce costs and operational burden, scale faster, and unlock other cloud computing benefits. At the same time, they must also ensure they meet privacy and security requirements to restrict access and protect sensitive information. Security is a common concern we hear from companies as they move their data to the …

These serverless applications development and deployment approaches are driving fast-adoption of the DevApps practice today. If you had at least one chance to attend business and technologies conferences recently, you probably saw lots of DevOps strategies, Agilist, and DevSecOps engineers around the digital transformation track. No matter what business you work in, it’s no secret that DevOps is …

Nearly half (47%) of microservices applications rely on a database according to study conducted by IDC, a leading provider of global IT research and advice, with an overwhelming majority of 84% respondents using a Key-value or NoSQL database for their microservices-based applications. These findings are according to a survey conducted by IDC and sponsored by …