Diwali is probably India’s the biggest holiday. When I say the biggest, what I mean is it’s celebrated across India. An individual state might have holidays that are more popular than Diwali, but Diwali in my opinion is the only one that gets celebrated across the nation with a big ferver.

There are many stories around Diwali and it’s not as simple as Jesus was born on the day. There is one story that’s prominent though. When Ram, the exiled king of Ayodhya (a city in northern India) came back to his city after defeating Ravan and completing 14 years…


If your company has a software in production for some time, you are probably familiar with this story. One of your teams is the keeper of a critical software in production. You are a small or medium size new age company who doesn’t have a NOC (those are so 1900s anyways!) and you have setup various alerts to notify you in case something goes wrong in production. These can be critical alerts that are setup with a combination of Sumo Logic / Splunk + Pager Duty or Cloudwatch (if you are in AWS) + Pager Duty. There is a whole…


With the advent of cloud and Serverless technologies the number of architectural options available in building systems have increased by many fold. I see many teams struggling to make decisions on whether to use serverless or containers based systems in the organization. My objective is to present you one real life case we encountered at GumGum and the thought process behind choosing containers over serverless.

Verity - Headless Content Extractor

GumGum takes pride in its contextual intelligence capabilities. Our proprietary contextual intelligence API Verity uses Natural Language Processing in combination with Computer Vision to derive context and brand safety information for a webpage. …

Vaibhav Puranik

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