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Increasing network throughput with multiple Notaries

Do you need a very high throughput Corda network? Has the network's throughput levelled out? Have you already squeezed out all the performance you could from other areas? If your answers to these questions are "yes", then I may have some useful information for you. I have listed out these questions to decrease the chance ...

Cached Prepared Statements with Spring Data Cassandra

Today I have a short post on using Prepared Statements in Spring Data Cassandra. Spring provides you with some utilities to make using Prepared Statements easier rather than relying on registering queries manually yourself with the Datastax Java Driver. The Spring code provides a cache to store prepared statements that are frequently used. Allowing you ...

Starting Flows with trackBy

Still continuing my trend of looking at Corda Services, I have some more tips to help your CorDapp work smoothly. This time around, we will focus on using trackBy to initiate Flows from inside a Service and the discrete problem that can arise if you are not careful. This should be a relatively short post ...

Asynchronous Flow invocations with Corda Services

How can I make my Flows faster? There's a good chance you have thought about this before if you have been working with Corda for a while. You can make reasonable tweaks to eke out performance improvements by changing a few things: transaction size, optimising queries and reducing the number of network hops required throughout ...

Containerising a Spring Data Cassandra application

I'm continuing my journey of learning Docker. I am still keeping it simple at this point. This time around, I am going to tackle converting a Spring and Cassandra application to use containers instead of running locally on the host machine. More precisely, using Spring Data Cassandra to sort out the application. I wish I ...

Using Docker to shove an existing application into some containers

I have finally got round to learning how to use Docker past the level of knowing what it is and does without ever using it. This is the first post that I have attempted to use Docker in and will probably be what I refer to whenever I start a new project (for Java or ...

Corda Services 101

I'm in the mood to write a short and to the point post today. I'm actually curious how quickly I can get this published. So let's go. This post is about Corda Services (using Corda version 3.2). What are they? As a developer that uses Spring a lot, I would personally say they are like ...

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