Caching in on Performance: How Caching Mechanisms Transform Financial Systems

Coffee shop analogy illustrating caching in finance

Picture your favorite coffee shop, where the barista knows your order and hands it to you right away. Caching in finance works similarly, ensuring systems run efficiently and fast in both B2C and B2B scenarios. In this post, we'll demystify caching through relatable examples and explore mechanisms like CDN cache, application-level cache, and built-in database caches. Discover how caching powers seamless financial experiences, all while keeping things simple for non-technical readers.


Akamai vs. CloudFront: A Financial Industry Perspective on CDN Choices

Imagine walking into a bank with a long queue of customers waiting to be served. To handle the influx of people, the bank opens multiple teller windows to speed up the process. Content Delivery Networks (CDNs) work in a similar manner, distributing digital content across multiple servers worldwide to ensure rapid delivery. In the finance industry, where speed, reliability, and security are paramount, CDNs are essential.

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