Long-running transactions considered harmful

When working with ACID storages developers have a powerful tool at their disposal – transactions. Most RDBMS systems out there – think MySQL or PostgreSQL – are fundamentally ACID storages. Developers learn transactions as part of any basics course on RDBMSes. They seem pretty organic to underlying databases. One may get really surprised by the…

kswapd high cpu no swap issue with T instances on AWS

I’ve been working as the Head of SaaS at Binology for almost a year and a half already. One of my core responsibilities is planning & executing company workflows in the cloud in a cost-effective manner. We use the AWS cloud and Docker is our primary delivery method for apps we run. Both vendors are…