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A sidecar for your service mesh

In a recent blog post, we discussed object-inspired container design patterns in detail and the sidecar pattern was one of them. In a sidecar pattern, the functionality of the main container is extended or enhanced by a sidecar container without strong coupling between two. This...

The Raft of the Understandability

Computer science is full of complex hard-to-understand algorithms. Understandability of an algorithm - ability to explain an algorithm in simple terms - is generally under appreciated. Often poor understandability of an algorithm has a direct impact on practical real-world applications. In my opinion, if we...