Dave North, Author at Rewind Backups
Aggregating Webhooks with DynamoDB and SQS Delay Queues

Aggregating Webhooks with DynamoDB and SQS Delay Queues

Webhooks and the processing of them are a big part of Rewind backups. We’re now processing over 300 million hooks per month at a peak rate of approx 190 hooks per second. We’ve written before about a scalable method for processing large volumes of webhooks and also...
Simple Caching in AWS Lambda Functions

Simple Caching in AWS Lambda Functions

We process quite a large amount of webhooks from online SAAS applications at Rewind. Webhooks are triggered for us by the web apps we backup whenever something changes (ie. in a Shopify store, if an item changes we receive a webhook for the item). When we receive the...
How We Keep Your Data Secure

How We Keep Your Data Secure

This article is written by Dave North, Rewind’s Cloud Architect. Dave has been a versatile member of the Ottawa technology sector for more than 20 years. Prior to Rewind, he was a long time member of Signiant, holding many roles in the organization including...