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Principles of System Design – Part 2

Applications require long-term storage for the user or application-specific data. Arrays in-memory data structures such as linked lists are optimized for CPU access through pointers. Permanent storage is designed for read/write access by clients/processes that connect to the database server. Data modeling is a critical component of long-term persistence. This post will focus on how …

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Principles of System Design – Part 1

When developing systems, three major considerations should be addressed: reliability, scalability, and maintainability. These terms are often used, and I want to provide explanations for each of them in this blog. Reliability The capacity of a system to tolerate errors or issues in order to avert breakdowns or total shutdowns is referred to as reliability. …