Category Archives: node js

A fault tolerant distributed key value store from scratch

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… Read more »

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

Tracking face using clmtracker

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… Read more »

Yet another approach to realtime notifications in javascript

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… Read more »