moving to microservices

Is moving to microservice architecture really worth it?

Image credit: dev.strategicdigitalab.com The concept of microservices has been around for quite a few years, but they are entering mainstream now. With companies like Amazon, eBay, Netflix, LinkedIn, Uber, and PayPal, being among a few of the leading names who have already moved to microservices. Following the footsteps of these web-giants are the organizations of every size that are either using microservice architecture in development or investigating them – especially those facing maintenance or scalability issues. But is moving to microservices a good idea? What kind of value can this approach bring to your business, and what are its major benefits? Let’s... Read More

Custom Software vs. Off-The-Shelf Software

The build vs. buy dilemma: Why you should invest in Custom Software over Off-the-Shelf

Image credit: simform.com The difference between Custom-Built and Off-the-Shelf Software The simple difference between custom-built, sometimes called bespoke software solution and off-the-shelf software is that the former is made specifically for your needs and your business, whereas the latter is designed around general practices targeting a lot of different business and what they need but not used specifically. Another major difference between off-the-shelf and bespoke software is that: an off-the-shelf piece of software is generally a quick and affordable solution compared to that of custom-built for you. But bespoke is cost-effective in the long run, and this is one of the... Read More

MySQL vs MongoDB

The choice between MongoDB and MySQL – It’s important for the success of your project

Image credit: pinterest.com Choosing the right database technology for a given application or a given set of requirements has been a no easy task for many. As there are tons of options out there: SQL, NoSQL, Cassandra, and HBase, to name a few.  But the two database management systems that are very close in popularity and are a go-to option for many companies and entrepreneurs are MongoDB and MySQL. So, in this write-up, I’ll discuss the two based on several factors and let you decide which database aligns well with the tech goals and requirements of your business. Speed and... Read More

Mobile application development

Mobile App: The heart of the insanely fast moving online retail

With the continued uptrend in online retail and the increasing use of smartphones among the consumers, retailers, all over the globe, are forced to reconsider their strategy and explore in more detail the deviating interest, the preferred way of online shoppers – that’s via mobile apps. It’s very convenient for consumers to reach for their mobile phone and place an order on the move, all with the click of a few buttons – compared to that of logging into an account and accessing the web from a desktop. As a result, there has been seen a phenomenal growth in the... Read More

AWS cloud migration - 5 compelling reasons

Why You Should Migrate to AWS Cloud – 5 Compelling Reasons That You Need to Make This Business Decision

Image credit: dunhamconnect.com We all know that Amazon dominates the tech landscape, but what you may not know is that they are a big player when it comes to cloud services. We will explain here why your competitors are using AWS cloud services: and why it is beneficial to your business to embrace this technology solution. 1) YOU PAY AS YOU GO – Amazon Web Services enable you to trade capital expenses – like servers and data centers – for variable expenses. You don’t have to invest heavily in physical infrastructure and data centers to store your data, instead you pay only... Read More