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Solving the Dual-Write Problem: Effective Strategies for Atomic Updates Across Systems

The dual-write problem occurs when two external systems must be updated in an atomic fashion. A classic example is updating an application’s database while pushing an event into a messaging system like Apache Kafka. If the database update succeeds but the write to Kafka fails, the system ends up in an inconsistent state. However, the dual-write problem isn’t unique to event-driven systems or Kafka. It occurs in many situations involving different technologies and architectures.

Kong AI Gateway Goes GA, New Enterprise Capabilities Added

More easily manage AI spend, build AI agents and chatbots, get real-time AI responses, and ensure content safety We're introducing several new Kong AI Gateway capabilities in Kong Gateway 3.7 and Kong Gateway Enterprise 3.7, including enterprise-only and OSS improvements. Read on for a full rundown of the new AI-focused features.

Retail Media's Business Case for Data Clean Rooms Part 2: Commercial Models

In Part 1 of “Retail Media’s Business Case for Data Clean Rooms,” we discussed how to (1) assess your data assets and (2) define your data structures and permissions. Once you have a plan on paper, you can begin sizing the data clean room opportunity for your business.

Empowering Enterprises: The Benefits of Democratizing AI Across Industries

Artificial intelligence (AI) has emerged as a transformational force, converting many aspects of human existence. From simplifying daily activities to evolving industries, AI can change how we live, work, and communicate. However, AI’s growing use and integration into society have brought about severe concerns regarding accessibility and inclusivity due to the concentration of power.

Exploring Cypress And Keploy: Streamlining Test Automation

As an Automation Enthusiats exploring in the realm of software testing, I’ve traversed a various tools and frameworks aimed at enhancing test automation processes. Because as the landscape of software testing continues to evolve, the demand for efficient and reliable test automation solutions has never been higher. Among these, Cypress and Keploy emerge as standout solutions, each offering distinctive features and capabilities tailored to different situations of test automation.

Best Practices for Confluent Terraform Provider

Managing Confluent Cloud infrastructure efficiently poses challenges due to the complexities involved in deploying and maintaining various components like environments, clusters, topics, and authorizations. Without proper tooling and practices, teams struggle with manual configuration errors, lack of consistency, and potential security risks. The Confluent Terraform.

Master Kotlin Enums: A Comprehensive Guide

In Kotlin, an enum (short for enumerator) is a special kind of predefined Kotlin data type used to store and represent a fixed set of named constant values, often simply referred to as constants. Each constant is an object, meaning they can have properties and methods, these are enums and are useful for representing elements that are fixed (for example days of the week) and don’t change.