Category: architecture

Reverse Proxy

What is Reverse Proxy? A reverse proxy is a type of server that usually sits on a private network behind the firewall and routes the requests from client to backend/web server. Usually, reverse proxies are introduced to help improve security, performance, and reliability. it facilitates the flow of network traffic. Reverse proxy acts as intermediary…

Database Comparison : H2, HSQLDB, DERBY, PostgreSQL, MySQL

Few days back I posted the comparison table which describes the various features/characteristcs of different free or open source databases, this would help us to understand the various free/open source database offerings. Could help us to decide the database selection for our next project. I have used postgreSQL, MySQL and HSQLDB now looking forward to…

Enterprise Service Bus

An Enterprise Service Bus (ESB) can have either a traditional hub-and-spoke architecture or a distributed, peer-to-peer architecture. Hub-and-Spoke systems are easy to administer but difficult to scale, since as processes are added the hub becomes a communication bottleneck. Most ESB’s are based on a peer-to-peer architecture allow hardware resources scattered across the network to be…