Category: node js

A fault tolerant distributed key value store from scratch

Minhaz

Minhaz

Software Engineer II at Microsoft
I work as Software Engineer for Microsoft Azure Production & Infrastructure Engineering team. My day to day work revolve much around distributed systems and machine learning. I am excited to explore areas like Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Bases and see if they can help solve bunch of problems yet to be commercially solved.
Minhaz
We had a B-Tech course on Distributed Systems and I took a course on on Cloud Computing Concepts 1 by Dr Indranil Gupta (UIUC) a year back and for long, I have been thinking about trying out different concepts explained in the course together as something meaningful. There are assignments in the course which you need to finish, but they

There was a hackathon for all new employees @MS – we won :)

Minhaz

Minhaz

Software Engineer II at Microsoft
I work as Software Engineer for Microsoft Azure Production & Infrastructure Engineering team. My day to day work revolve much around distributed systems and machine learning. I am excited to explore areas like Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Bases and see if they can help solve bunch of problems yet to be commercially solved.
Minhaz
I joined Microsoft IDC, Hyderabad last week 🙂 Joining a company with more than 100,000 employees is a lot more complex than it might sounds, and the existence of a strong on-boarding process is key to let the new hires perform as fast as possible. — Someone on Internet, Very true. The Onboarding process involved

Yet another approach to realtime notifications in javascript

Minhaz

Minhaz

Software Engineer II at Microsoft
I work as Software Engineer for Microsoft Azure Production & Infrastructure Engineering team. My day to day work revolve much around distributed systems and machine learning. I am excited to explore areas like Natural Language Processing and Knowledge Bases and see if they can help solve bunch of problems yet to be commercially solved.
Minhaz
How do we implement notifications, realtime scores etc. We would implement long polling method, use server sent events or since few years we have been using the web sockets. Advantage with the web sockets is, it maintains a persistent connection with server, cutting off all the overhead related to establishing the http connection again and again.