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So this would be new set blog post and my videos on LetsDoCoding. In this particular post we shall be discussing shortly a very simplistic and bare minimum Solution Design for URL Expander and Shortner Service, very similar to Bit.Ly. I have asked this question in quite a few Interviews I have taken in the Initial interview rounds and this post covers all the aspects.

  • Cloud based solution design.
  • Deployment Strategy and replication for better UX
  • Services and Contracts Design
  • Database and ER Model Design.

You can refer the video on youtube for complete details, but we shall be discussing some pointers in this post. This question is targeted for interview questions and discussions on system and solution design. So Lets Begin…

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Some time back as I remember, AWS was the biggest (and probably only leading) cloud provider. But with each gone day, Azure is increasing its product base in competition to AWS. Many of these products are inspired (don’t read as copy) originally from AWS. Also, in most of the Azure products, you will find a small asterisk hidden somewhere and cost is something which is more or less equal or expensive.

Despite all these facts, slowly and gradually with a pace approaching AWS and could takeover in a few years. Well, this seems to be a little too much from a developer without understanding of deeper market dynamics, but rather this is from the heart and trouble ship that I have faced, and probably many of the other developers facing. Alert, this post contains no code, but theory.

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