Designing Data-Intensive Applications Book: Chapter 1 Summary

I start a series of blog posts with summaries about this interesting book: Designing Data-Intensive Applications

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What is a data-intensive application?

It s an application where raw CPU power is rarely a limiting factor and the problems are the amount of data, the complexity of data, and the speed at which it changes. It is built from standard building blocks that provide commonly needed functionality.

In this chapter, we see the fundamentals of what we are trying to achieve.

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