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Creating a MongoDB Replica Set on AWS

MongoDB is a good answer to the NoSQL problem, and if we are using it in a production account we should deploy it in a Replica Set. Here is a quick rundown on how to do that on a AWS EC2. What is a Read Replica A read replica is a install of MongoDB that is...

Microservices: What to read before you start

Microservices are a hard concept to explain to someone fresh to the field. I have written one overview post you can read here, but instead of listening to me go on and on about them, let’s change it up and read about some other peoples thoughts on micro services...

Microservices: What are they?

A lot of people talk about how microservices are the best way to build software system these days, but what are they? In this blog I will have a quick look at what microservice based software systems are. Define a Microservice Please? There is no official definition...