Issue 100 — January 25, 2017
The Infrastructure Behind Twitter: Scale
The challenges Twitter has had to overcome in order to scale some of their key services and network.
Everything You Need to Know About HTTP Security Headers
A look at what security related headers there are (X-Frame-Options, Public-Key-Pins, etc.) and how and why to use them (or not).
GitHub's Post-CSP Journey
GitHub reflects on some of the mitigations that came out of their efforts to improve their content security policies and avoid content injection attacks.
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SHA-1's End Times Have Arrived
Things are about to get a lot safer on the internet with SHA-2, but there is plenty of work still to be done when it comes to SHA-1 deprecation.
libtls: Rethinking the TLS/SSL API
A 44 minute talk looking at the many issues with existing TLS/SSL APIs, as well as how
has been designed to be different.
Linkerd Project Joins The Cloud Native Computing Foundation
is a service mesh that transparently adds service discovery, load balancing, & failure handling to apps.
The Growing Ecosystem Around Open Networking Hardware
Several companies have developed solutions around Facebook’s open networking technologies.
How Discord Stores Billions of Messages with Cassandra
Discord is a popular chat system for gamers. They started out with MongoDB but here they explain why and how they moved to Cassandra, and how they dealt with a sticky garbage collection issue.
Netcraft January 2017 Web Server Survey
Netcraft’s latest server survey is out. Microsoft takes the largest share of sites, but NGINX saw the strongest growth in the number of servers using it.
Understanding the Critical Rendering Path
Knowledge of the critical rendering path for Web pages is useful for understanding how a site’s performance can be improved.
QA Automation Engineer at X-Team (Remote)
We're looking for a QA Automation Engineer with an extensive knowledge of automation frameworks. We are 100% remote and we provide the funding needed to help you achieve your goals and grow.
Introducing Docker 1.13
Builds upon Docker 1.12’s swarm mode, plus lots of other fixes.
Docker Core Engineering
GitLab 8.16 Released with Auto Deploy on Google Container Engine
Cisco to Buy AppDynamics for $3.7 Billion
Amazon EC2 Container Service Supports Docker 1.12
Amazon Web Services
Announcing etcd 3.1
New to 3.1 is a smart gRPC proxy for offloading client requests away from the core cluster.
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One Way to Save ~20% File Size for Round Avatars
7 Tips To Optimize AWS Cloud Cost
Setting a Baseline for Web Security Controls
The techniques Mozilla uses to implement baseline scans in their infrastructure.
Going IPv6-Only at Microsoft
The goal is to simplify their network operations.
How a Docker 0-Day Vulnerability Was Stopped by SELinux
Making The Move From Scala to Go, and Why We're Not Going Back
Running Production PostgreSQL Systems on ARM Architecture
A whitepaper exploring if PostgreSQL on ARM is a viable option for your next project.
Monitor web app performance in real-time
Set sophisticated alerts on app performance. Correlate with metrics from load balancers, databases, and more.
Azure in Plain English
A handy cheat sheet with explainers of all the available services in Microsoft’s growing Azure ecosystem.
faas: Functions as a Service (on Docker Swarm)