Why OTPs shouldn’t be part of a passwordless strategy

Why OTPs shouldn’t be part of a passwordless strategy

One-time passwords (OTPs) are a common way to add an extra layer of security to an authentication process, but they can still be vulnerable to attacks and are not recommended as a sole means of authentication in a passwordless strategy. OTPs rely on the assumption...
Monitoring REDIS using Prometheus and Grafana

Monitoring REDIS using Prometheus and Grafana

Redis is a popular open-source in-memory database which can also be used as a message broker. It can be scaled (lineraly) to handle large volumes and throughputs of an order of 50 million ops per second. Redis can be considered as a key-value store, but the uniqueness...
Understanding Consumer Groups and Partitions in Kafka

Understanding Consumer Groups and Partitions in Kafka

In a typical modern enterprise, there would be multiple systems producing data in different formats and multiple systems which has to consume these data. Integrating these systems using a full mesh topology will be complicated owing to the myraid of protocols...