Month: August 2017

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REST API: Improve performance with client side caching

[icegram campaigns=”258″] When developing REST API, there imminently comes a time when you need to think of performance. Usually, the first option that comes to mind is to use some kind of caching mechanism to improve performance.  Caching can dramatically improve performance of database operations, which are usually the biggest bottleneck in web applications. However, …

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Microservices: Caching with Redis and Memcached

This is the last part in our series about microservices development with Spring Cloud. In the last part, we discussed how to add performance metrics to microservices. Today, we’ll see how to actually improve performance using cache. Caching in microservices with Spring Spring framework provides a feature called cache abstraction. It’s s set of annotations …

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Microservices with Spring Cloud : Metrics and Monitoring

We’re nearing the end of our series about microservices with Spring Cloud. In the last post, we’ve seen how to implement logging in microservices. Today, we’ll cover metrics and monitoring. Why do we need metrics? After your service is developed and tested, the most important step remains: deploying it to the real world. This step …

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