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Author Archives: Romi Awasthy

Romi is a software architect with a large enterprise. She is passionate about bringing opensource, lean and modern technologies to enterprise

TDD, Code review and Economics of Software Quality


To understand the value of Junits (developer tests), try maintaining, or worst, refactoring a code base that has none. The cost of  maintaining such code is so high, that in most cases, it gets replaced instead of being improved or enhanced. The developer tests leads to ease of  maintenance and thus enable change. They are now a critical part of ...

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Akka Java for large-scale event processing


We are designing a large scale distributed event-driven system for real-time data replication across transactional databases. The data(messages) from the source system undergoes a series of transformations and routing-logic before reaching its destination. These transformations are multi-process and multi-threaded operations, comprising of smaller stateless steps and tasks that can be performed concurrently. There is no shared state across processes instead, the state transformations ...

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