Questions tagged [cloud]

This tag is for systems development life cycle questions involving cloud software: this is software that runs on a remote system where the people managing the software do not manage its hardware resources. This often involves on-demand resourcing where the environment in which the software lives may be turned on, off, or dynamically acquire or release hardware resources such as processors or storage.

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Data flow in microservices

I am involved in architecting a Backend distributed system in a cloud environment to process data that would involve few thousands to a million transactions per day. Some of design aspects are: We ...
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Can companies use already-purchased on-prem tooling in the cloud if they want to move to the cloud? [closed]

Companies spend a lot of money on tooling for on-prem. But then they often want to move to the cloud for its obvious benefits, but feel limited in their ability to do so since they already invested so ...
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Serving content to authenticated users

I'm wanting to store lots of data in cloud storage - like S3. I want some data to only be accessed by authorised users, one way I could do this is to authenticate the user on my service, download the ...
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Is consistent hashing required for sharding?

I am reading about scaling of database and came to know about sharding technique. But I also read about consistent hashing technique. So how practically sharding is implemented? Do we arrange nodes in ...
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How to design a program that would definitely use microservices in production, but which I want to demo on a virtual machine for my portfolio?

So I am an independent software developer and I'm building up my portfolio in the hopes of helping with job applications. I have a broad design for a web based "app" (not really like a phone ...
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Provisioning AWS with Terraform : How to split the same job for two people?

Hi my project requires using terraform to provision AWS infra and two of us are tasked to work on the same infra. We are required to work together to set up the env using terraform and currently we do ...
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Backend service to configure and interact with custom Android app remotely?

I am developing a custom Android application in Java to run on a phone (the target phone). The app controls and collects data from a BLE wearable device connected to the target phone. Ideally, the app ...
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Is a cloud / lambda function a microservice?

If each cloud function or lambda function is hosted and scaled independently would it be considered a microservice?
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Strategies in cloud migration [closed]

A few months ago I found a presentation with slides about the benefits of migrating to the cloud. I think that the presentation was maybe quite old but I think that it started with arguing that ...
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How to ensure execution of a process that could take anywhere from 30 seconds to 3 hours

I've really been struggling with this concept a lot in my head, and I was hoping I could get a poke in the right direction here... I have a process that is supposed to take a certain number of phone ...
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How to introduce Cloud and DevOps in an organisation that is conservative in nature? [closed]

I am a senior software developer, once also worked for a big consulting house. I have been using various cloud services for many years and DevOps is already in my blood. Recently I moved into ...
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Designing flow for application

Problem I am working on an application for my personal use. Basically what I require is a 24 hr running cloud application that will get alerted about the new articles posted on provided website links ...
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Deploying a Customer Facing Enterprise App

I have a customer-facing enterprise app. (like AWS). Customers specify config on the app and relevant infrastructure is spun up along with my software on it. My CloudOps team, like the AWSCloudOps ...
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How microservices db are updated and sync when scale? [closed]

Scenario: In Case I have MS "MS-1" Orchestration detect high volume Orchestration create additional node with cloned MS "MS-2" "MS-2" get request and update its DB Question : How MS "MS-1" will ...
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How to keep state alive between deployments

In our history, when we did a new release (deployment) any user who was "logged in" was logged out and that was obviously not ideal. Then I switched platform from a custom stack to a cloud provider ...
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Multi-tenant SaaS using GCP as back-end data store and compute engine [closed]

I am developing a SaaS product for multiple tenants. Each will be able to upload their data to BigQuery via Google Cloud Storage. However, for the users it would only be an "Upload" button on a front ...
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How to organize projects in AWS?

In our team, we are using AWS as our main cloud provider and currently, we have 3 projects hosted on their platform. We are about to have 2 more projects in the next weeks, but first, we want to ...
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What is the right design for UI apps backed by Cloud services like AWS

I am looking for some general architectural guidance about designing good cloud apps, primarily using AWS. For the sake of argument, lets say it's a single page app, written in JS, hitting a couple ...
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How to check for ID uniqueness on large dataset that can't fit into memory or on a single disk

Say I have 500MB of memory to work with, but 100 terabytes of IDs I want to generate. I want these IDs (GUIDs) to be randomly selected and applied to records, so they shouldn't appear in order when ...
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Architecture for uploading large files from many end points to the cloud storage

I am working on a desktop app that offers uploading to the cloud storage. Storage providers have an easy way to upload files. You get accessKeyId and secretAccessKey and you are ready to upload. I am ...
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How to approach to ES/CQRS in serverless cloud?

Let's say I want to use CosmosDB for Event Store, where have single collection for all events. Currently it is not horizontally partitioned, but it is a possibility for future. Now, I need to ...
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How would I use Azure Container Instances to parellelise a task?

I currently have a file processing task that runs on an on-prem VM, it's a .NET executable that also calls other services such as ffmpeg (for videos). As is, the task runs fine, but it's really only ...
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Where to store data for Microservices Architecture?

I currently build applications that are fairly monolithic. I have a one or many code bases that compile into one single binary/package and deployed on a cluster of docker containers. All of the data ...
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Can I use up all IPv4 IP addresses using public cloud? [closed]

On public clouds like AWS and Azure, each account/subscription can create a certain amount of public IPs. I wonder if I can use up all IPv4 IP addresses by creating a huge amount of accounts/...
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iOS CloudKit - Store NSData representations of classes or create individual records with individual fields?

I have an app that already locally archives user created objects and has for several years. Each archived object can have several nested objects or arrays of objects in it--all of which conform to ...
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Best practices for app-cloud synchronization of database representation

I'm planning a cookbook-like Android app that would let users store/add/edit their e-juice recipes, keep track of the ingredients, etc. Internally, I'll be storing the data in a database on the user's ...
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What's stopping Cloud Platforms from owning the whole deployment process?

Although things have come a long way in recent times, in my workplace we're still talking about DLLs, containers, configs, substitutions, pipelines - all complexities when it comes to shipping code. ...
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Dependency management for facades/adapters to cloud services (SemVer?)

Suppose I have a library, that basically works as a facade to some cloud service (e.g. JavaScript API that wraps around network calls to some RESTfull service). And once that service introduces a ...
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Web Application in Cloud, how to organise customizations and main releases with our client?

Context : We have deployed a cloud solution ERP (Acumatica) for one of our client. There is only one dedicated Production server on the cloud hosting the app. We have our own local server to ...
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Distributed systems design and coupling

I have a question around which is preferred and seen as more right approach. Out company's messaging solution of choice is Kafka. We have a task to build a service that would provide events in cloud ...
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Should I lock rows in my cloud DB while they're being edited by a user

I am creating a desktop application that persists the data in the cloud. One concern I have is a beginning to edit an item in the application and leaving it for a while causing the data to become ...
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Streaming data from closed system to the cloud - proper approach to architecture

I have been asked to come up with a design for streaming data to the cloud. I have a closed system on a local server. I need to stream recently registered customers or updated customer records on the ...
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architecture and specificity of compiled (C++, Go, …) cloud applications

I only know about cloud application "in theory"; I've read some material related to cloud computing but never had access to cloud computing from the point of view of their developer (not of the ...
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De-duplication procedure [closed]

I knew that by using De-duplication procedure we can save storage costs. 1) I know what is de-duplication but I don't know how it works. Can someone clearly explain how de-duplication procedure works?...
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Can ssh -X be considered as SaaS?

I am trying to understand SaaS (software as a service). What are the different ways of delivering it? We all know using ssh -X $host we can run software on a remote computer. Can this be considered ...
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Experience in working on cloud? [closed]

what does it mean when some technical guy asks did you work on cloud ? I have worked primarily java based web applications. But sometime in discussion/interviews technical folks asks Have you worked ...
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Multi-tenant cloud application and user credentials

I'm building a multi-tenant cloud application and actually I need a bit of help to solve a situation about the login. My app is a webscheduler, this allow to each customer to have a certain location ...
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Working on Cloud app without connection

I am creating an application based on the cloud for the management of articles. I'm also a desktop developer so I never had problems with the internet absence, mainly because I was working with db ...
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Maintaining different live versions of the cloud application

I have Microsoft Azure Cloud Application built with App Service. It is supposed to be always "up" for its consumers. When we need to do upgrade and we still need to keep the older one active for ...
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what is a Cloud-Native application?

I have heard this term a couple of times. What exactly does a Cloud-Native application refers to? What are the features of a Cloud-Native applications?
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VMs are not created on the same physical server to balance load?

When load reaches a certain level in IaaS environemnt, new VM instances are created to reduce load (scalability). My Questions that these VMs are not created on the same physical server, right? I ...
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Deciding between applications and services in CloudFoundry PaaS

I need some clarification on an aspect of CloudFoundry architecture guidelines. CF has two major concepts - applications and services. CF-Applications can consume CF-Services using the CloudFoundry ...
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Is this what “Cloud-Scaling” is?

When talking about things like "building your systems/applications around the cloud" or "using cloud technology for scalability", is "cloud-scaling" (from a provider eg. Amazon) this: When placing ...
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Who provides hardware resources in private cloud?

I find myself confusing to understand the concept of private cloud. If a company has an offshore data-center, and now if the company wants to move into a private cloud, what does the company has to do?...
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Sessions in cloud applications dangerous?

We have a django app hosted on heroku. I had a situation: A user entered an email in a form on page1. If the email existed in the database he was redirected to Login page otherwise to register page. ...
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Cloud Newbie … what should I know while creating my App [closed]

I never developed for the Cloud, and to tell you the truth I am not fully 100% sure of what Cloud is when coming down to servers and services. I am starting to develop an App where I will need to be ...
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Correct pattern for Worker Processes involving Queues & Tables

Edit: OK, so, people said it is unclear what I am asking. I am asking for feedback on this design. Here is an example user story: As a group admin on the website I want to be notified when a user in ...
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in multi-tenant systems what is the correct practice for segregating each tenants data from each other?

I am a first-time azure developer and I am taking over a single-tenant cloud system and have been tasked with converting the system to multi-tenant. What is the correct practice to separate each ...
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How to be robust against webservice downtime caused by third parties

I'm using iPage as my cloud based server provider. I haven't had any problems with them yet. They hold the scripts for my RESTful services for the mobile app I'm developing. My problem however is ...
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Is it better to have file stored as a zip in cloud service?

I am developing enterprise iPad application which contained large amount of different bundle data in terms of group of images. Is it worth to stored as a compressed file format or normal set of ...