Amazon Lambda + API Gateway introduction

Hi everyone,
I just started AWS Learning Sessions in the company, I’m currently working in, and want to share with you our first lesson.
We have built small Lambda function, named Greeter, and integrated it to the AWS API Gateway.
If you want to get started with this tools and get some hands-on experience – this article will help you.

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Chop-chop, MongoDB! Leveraging indexes power. Part 2. Multikey indexes

Hello boys and girls, looking forward to know more about MongoDB indexes?

Today we’ll talk about Multikey indexes. Yeah, only about them because it’s quite a big topic. I also wanted to cover text indexes, but they are too cool to talk about them in the same post, they deserve their own %)

So let’s start!

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Chop-chop, MongoDB! Leveraging indexes power. Part 1

As you may know, PostgreSQL provides you four index types: B-tree, Hash, GiST and GIN. They all named the way that if you don’t know ’em you’ll never get which one do you need. In MongoDB indexes are named in a more human-readable way. Here they are:
1. Single field index.
2. Compound index.
3. Multikey index.
4. Text index.
5. Hashed index.
6. 2dsphere, 2d, geoHaystack indexes.

Since I’m using Mongo for more than a year now, I worked with few of them and will elucidate you the most commonly used ones.

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Introduction to Terraform. Terraform + Github

Not a long time ago I had no idea about what is the tool named Terraform. It was just beyond my bounds of interests and problems. But a month ago I changed a company and then had to deal with it. And guys, it’s wow. It’s so amazing thing so I even started liking DevOps job.

In few words it’s a tool to do infrastructure as a code. As they say on their website “Terraform enables you to safely and predictably create, change, and improve production infrastructure”.

In this post, I’ll cover why may you (as a developer or a DevOps) need it and how to get started. Getting started will be not just a hello world, but a real example, you can try right away.

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Pair programming. Do’s and don’ts. And hows.

Past weeks I was in process of moving to another city and had no time to spend it for cool technical things, but I had a time for past experience reflection. About one thing I used frequently in past time I want to write here. As you can see, the topic is about Pair Programming.

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Brief introduction to complexity notations of algorithms (Big-O and other)

Currently I’m in process of reading a big book about algorithms. And there is a small thing I want to share.
A lot of people has no clue what is the O(n) or O(log n). Just because they don’t need it right now, or skipper this lecture in University or whatever. But among those who know usually the big “O” is the only thing they know. But actually there are some more complexity notations and I’m going to share some brief information about them.

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