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Security Issues in oauth2 and Workarounds

Oauth is one of the most popular and widely used open standards for authorization. Most of the big players in field of IT like Facebook, Google, Yahoo, Twitter and many more use different variants of oauth for providing secure access to resources hosted on their respected servers. Thanks to oauth only now there are thousands […]

What startups need to know before choosing a cloud based technology

Cloud computing is no longer just a buzzword, it has become a huge trend in the past few years. There are so many benefits and services cloud computing offers that companies, especially small in size, simply cannot resist anymore. To name a few, companies prefer a subscription payment model because they only pay for the […]

Five Ways of dramatically increasing the ROI of your unstructured data analytics projects, Part 2

In our last blog, we discussed why it is important to differentiate your project as a BI or Unstructured data project with or without the Big Data flavor. That distinction will help you take execute your project efficiently and with a high ROI. In this post, we will talk about the second very important yet […]

Tackling Application Pauses

We recently worked with a US based client from the financial domain to help them with a performance issue. The production instance of their application used to freeze after running normally for a period of 10-15 minutes. When the application froze, none of the users could do anything with it.  The application used to recover […]

Hadoop Demystified

One of the benefits of working in a services start-up is that you get to experiment and work with new technologies every other day. One such technology that I got to play around some time back was Hadoop. A part of my team was discussing design details of sentiment analysis application that could be run […]

Simple DB: Restrictions and Drawbacks

This is second part of my article analyzing simple db. In first I had given an introduction and features of simple db along with where it should be used and where not. Now comes the interesting part which most of the people like; finding fault any product/system J. Anyways my intension here is to be […]

Simple DB: is it really simple??

For one of my projects I recently used Amazon Simple DB as database. After doing some intensive work it prompted me to write something about my experiences with this. For the beginners, Simple DB is a database service provided by Amazon Web Services. They have their server machines in various regions (in US, Europe, Asia […]