I have just realized that We (at Bigbasket) have been using Debezium for a year and a half, and we have used it for creating a customized change data pipeline from an AWS MySQL RDS for a reporting framework. I think it’s the right time to talk about it.

For the people who don’t know what’s Debezium, it’s an open source distributed tool for change data capture. It uses Apache Kafka to store the data.

How does it work?

If I can bring up a generic definition for how it works, then I will put it in this way: A…


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Nowadays our social media feeds are flooded with #nepotism posts, thought of sharing a thought I have for the same.

Is nepotism that bad? Are we all saints who never had the privilege to be the beneficiaries of it?

Yes only if we all studied in a school/college that the rest of the 1.3 billion (Considering only the Indian population here) could afford!

Yes, only if we never used a private tuition!!

And the list goes on!!

The privilege we have had is nothing less than nepotism. It exists everywhere, not among celebrities or in the film industry. …


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It’s another month end, as usual, I was going through my credit card bills. I have realized that I have spent much less in the last month, there is a drastic drop. No surprise there, I was almost stuck in my apartment due to the COVID-19 outbreak and I was mostly working from home. So literally I have spent Rs 0/- on fuels, I never had a chance to stop at my favorite shawarma shop, didn’t even spend a single penny for dining out, gadgets, clothes etc (it’s really a long list). And I was like “yes, I have saved…

Midhun Sukumaran

A techie who talks a bit of philosophy

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