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Over the last decade, engineering teams have overwhelmingly favored microservices over monolithic architecture, based on the benefits of continuous delivery, scalability and improved resiliency for cloud-delivered products and services. Earlier this year, however, Amazon made headlines for returning to a monolithic architecture for video monitoring. This raised the question: would 2023 mark the Return of […]

Any technology-focused investment strategy must consider and address scalability. But technical teams and private equity investors may have different definitions of “scalable,” making it difficult to understand how much growth the application can support without additional investment. The good news? You don’t have to be highly technical to understand the important components of scalability and […]

Many web applications evolve over time. What was once the bootstrapped MVP of an early stage company grows to accommodate an ever-increasing number of use cases and business needs. This often results in the company’s application or platform employing a combination of disparate user interface (UI) frameworks like Bootstrap, jQuery, Angular or React.  Supporting multiple […]

“It sounds great, but will it scale?” We hear the term ‘scalable’ used in reference to IT applications and infrastructure all of the time. But what exactly does it mean for an application to be scalable? And is that scalability the same for IT infrastructure? Let’s dive into what scalability means and how it pertains […]

Those of us in developed countries have difficulty imagining what it would be like not to have access to a bank account — or any of the other benefits and security provided by basic financial products and services. For those in developing nations, it means they’re not able to save money or build credit. A […]

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