Articles by Artur Kuksin

Securing Data in AWS

Amazon Web Services provide many possibilities to secure data in the cloud. In this article, we will have a closer look at how to encrypt different types of data at rest on AWS.

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Request/Response Pattern with Spring AMQP

The request/response pattern is well-known and widely used, mainly in synchronous communication. This article shows how to implement this pattern asynchronously with a message broker using the AMQP protocol and Spring Boot.

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Implementing a Cache with Spring Boot

We use a cache to protect the database or to avoid cost-intensive calculations. Spring provides an abstraction layer for implementing a cache.

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Distributed Cache with Hazelcast and Spring

In some applications, we need to protect the database or avoid cost-intensive calculations. We can use a cache for this goal.

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Testing Database Migration Scripts with Spring Boot and Testcontainers

Database migration with tools like Flyway or Liquibase requires creating SQL scripts and running them on a database. Although the database is an external dependency, we have to test the SQL scripts, because it is our code.

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Handling Passwords with Spring Boot and Spring Security

Systems with user management require authentication. If we use password-based authentication, we have to handle users' passwords in our system. This article shows how to encode and store passwords securely with Spring Security.

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