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18 August 2021

Introduction to event-driven architecture

Goodbye request-response, roll out the red carpet for producers and consumers! Read our article on what event-driven architecture is and why it's a great alternative for building microservice applications.

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An introduction to PostgreSQL

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18 November 2020

An introduction to time series databases

In this post, we take a deep dive into time series databases. We'll look at what they are, why they're needed, and what makes them uniquely suited for their workload.

09 September 2020

An introduction to M3

M3DB holds great promise for time series use cases. We lay out the reasons why in this deep dive into the open-source time series database.

10 February 2020

An introduction to Redis

Redis is an in-memory, single-threaded, open-source, NoSQL datastore. We take a look at all of its ins and outs in and how to get it as a managed service with Aiven.

12 August 2019

An introduction to Elasticsearch

Elasticsearch is a full-featured, open source, scalable, extremely low-latency document store and search engine library that supports real-time analytics. In this post, we'll take a high-level look at its capabilities.

22 July 2019

An introduction to Apache Cassandra

Apache Cassandra is a popular wide column data store that can quickly ingest and process massive amounts of data. We'll cover the high and the low in this introduction.

23 January 2019

An introduction to Apache Kafka

Apache Kafka is a great way to implement an event-driven architecture for your microservices. In this blog post we discuss earlier messaging attempts and demystify Apache Kafka by introducing its concepts and use cases.

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