Cloud computing has revolutionized business operations, and is becoming the nearly universal adopted model for IT infrastructure. In fact, the 2018 State of the Cloud survey found that 96% of organizations use cloud services in some form or another, providing today’s organizations with a host of benefits, including greatly reduced operational costs and increased inter-connectivity via a secured network.
However, moving from mainframe to cloud presents a variety of challenges, and many organizations still rely heavily on legacy mainframe systems and outdated technologies for a large portion of their operations. Below we’ll outline a few of the more common challenges related to full scale cloud adoption, while also providing other some potential solutions. Continue reading “Potential Risks of Cloud Migration”
Postman is an incredibly useful tool for testing API’s. I’ve been using it for a few years now and have found some features that make it a breeze to work with when it comes to secured API’s. It’s good for handling different environments as well.
Login and Tokens
We have a Mongo Database and in that database we have an ‘items’ collection which has five string fields and a number of ID fields. We’ve added 250k records to this collection and started testing the time it takes to perform various queries on these fields. Simply adding indexes on the ID fields makes those types of queries lightning fast, however, we had a number of issues dealing with various string queries. This is a record of our findings.
Continue reading “Mongo String Indexing part 1”