NoSQL on a laptop placed on the map of the world connected to several things that look like servers across the world

Why and When would you use a NoSQL database?

Background This post is another question that I failed to answer in a structured manner in an interview that I thought was going to be non-technical and more about my experience. You can read more about the background in my previous post Compare NoSQL and SQL NoSQL and SQL databases are two different database management systems, each with its own strengths and use cases. So what do they do differently?...

June 11, 2023 · 4 min · 645 words · eakangk
Through the lens - but no server

Why and When would you use a Serverless approach to solving your problem?

Background As a relatively senior engineering manager, I have been transforming into a less technical person over time. The reason being, I am in charge of two fantastic teams both have excellent engineers. I generally rely on the technical leads of the respective teams to own the technical aspects of their domains and try to interfere as little as possible. I do this to empower them to take more ownership and learn to be accountable....

June 11, 2023 · 5 min · 968 words · eakangk