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27 Aug 2020 . tech .
Setup Prometheus-Grafana Metrics With PM2 Clusters
7 mins Read


I recently had to setup metrics monitoring for a node.js application that I have been running using PM2 clusters. This article provides an approach to do the same and I believe should be helpful to anyone wanting to collect metrics and setup grafana dashboard for their application which uses PM2 as a process manager and runs in cluster mode.

PM2... more

10 Aug 2020 . learning .
Notes From How To Invest In Shares
11 mins Read


You do not need a big amount of investment to start investing in stock market.

I recently have started to learn about personal finance; it’s definitely fun to realize those minute mistakes and habits that can lead to big savings and early retirement. As a first step, I planned to make myself aware of the nits and bits of the... more

01 Aug 2020 . learning .
Notes From Learning Technical Writing Two
4 mins Read


After completing Technical Writing One course from Google, I’ve finally finished the Technical Writing Two. This write up contains my notes and is aimed at anyone looking to review the learned concepts in a quick go.

Self-editing

Think like your audience; read your draft from their point of view. Define a persona for the audience. Specify if audience needs to... more

27 Jul 2020 . learning .
Notes From Learning Technical Writing One
8 mins Read


I recently did the Technical Writing One and below are my notes from the same. The notes are arranged in the topic wise manner as is the pre-class material for the course.

Words

Define new or unfamiliar terms; do not reinvent the wheel. Collect definition of unfamiliar terms in a glossary if too many. Use name consistently, do not change... more

11 Jul 2020 . learning .
Building GraphQL API In Node.js
12 mins Read


This writeup summarises my experience of building a GraphQL API using Node.js and MongoDB. I’ve found it easy to develop APIs that have CRUD operations of fairly medium complexity and do not have many layers of authorization to access data. It is also fabulous how well all three technologies; Node, Mongo, and GraphQL integrate without any issues. You can find... more

23 Feb 2020 . learning .
How I Handled 1 TB of Data With Python!
13 mins Read


I recently had the opportunity to work on a large dataset (roughly 1TB) and analyze it using Python for filtering data based on some given parameters. In this post, I’ll be summing up how I accomplished the task using Python and used various measures to make the filtering process efficient.

Task Details

We have a large number of gzip files... more

06 Nov 2019 . experience .
How I Applied For Internships Outside India?
4 mins Read


For the past two-three months, I’ve been applying for software engineering summer internships outside India and have, now, accepted offer to spend the time at Mercari Japan. It has been a tiring experience amidst handling a lot of other ongoing stuff.

In the next few paragraphs I would be talking about how I started applying, what was the most effective... more