Issue 109 — March 29, 2017
Modules vs. Microservices
Chopping a monolith up into microservices is increasingly common, but this article explores an alternative which promises less operational complexity:
Faster Networking & Cheaper Messaging Driving Move to 'Functions'
The faster and more elegant messaging systems which helped the adoption of microservices are now encouraging moves to function-based/serverless approaches, argues Adrian Cockroft.
LocalStack: A Local Mock AWS Stack for Testing
A set of mocked AWS services (S3, API Gateway, Lambda, and more) for testing your cloud-bound apps locally.
Five Things to Monitor After Black Friday and Cyber Monday
Baron Schwartz discusses how organizations can monitor their databases wisely well after the holiday rush.
Preload, Prefetch And Priorities in Chrome
Addy Osmani digs deep into Chrome’s networking stack to see how features like link preloading and prefetching work to improve Web page loading times.
Kubernetes 1.6 Released
A scaling and automation-focused release that can deploy multiple workloads to multiple users on clusters made up of up to 5000 nodes.
CDNs, HTTP/2, TLS, Browser Caching — A Survey of Modern Web Performance Techniques
What are the key Web optimizations available right now and what impact can they have?
Can Google's Guetzli JPEG Encoder Help Solve Web Page Bloat?
Images are the biggest contributor to web page bloat. Brian Rinaldi looks at whether Google’s new Guetzli JPEG encoder can help fix this.
Telerik Developer Network
Containers vs. Zones vs. Jails vs. VMs
High level opinion with a Lego analogy. It provoked
an extensive discussion
on Hacker News.
No SSH Here: Ticketmaster's Take on Containerization
A look at Ticketmaster’s ‘top down’ approach of imposing containers, Kubernetes, and using the public cloud upon its developers and ops teams.
The New Stack
From Zero to HTTP/2 with AWS and Hugo
Last week we looked at
how Smashing Magazine has moved
to a ‘JAM’ stack, now see how to do the same with AWS and
, a high performance static site generator.
Site Reliability Engineer Zürich, Switzerland
You will have front-to-back engineering and management ownership for our infrastructure (AWS, Firewalls, VPN, Confluence, Splunk, Jenkins..)
Centralway Numbrs AG
Meet Alpine Linux, Docker's Distribution of Choice for Containers
The New Stack
The Netcraft March 2017 Web Server Survey
NGINX the only major server to increase its market share in all four metrics
Google Offers Physical Key Authentication to Developers
The New Stack
[Live AMA] Chaos Engineering + DiRT
Ask the leaders of Netflix’s Chaos Engineering & Google DiRT anything cloud, distributed systems, & controlled chaos.
NGINX’s New ‘worker_shutdown_timeout’ Directive
Using HAProxy for Custom Domains for Users in SaaS Apps
Load Balancing AWS Auto Scaling Groups With NGINX Plus
How to Dockerize Windows Applications: The 5 Steps
Mastering HTTP Caching: Using CDNs as an Easy-To-Use Edge Cache
Running 1,000 Containers in Docker Swarm
How Discord Indexes Billions of Messages with Elasticsearch
Why You Should Be Using Supported PHP Versions
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Fly: A Commercial Application-Aware Load Balancer Service
Load balancing with end-to-end encryption and smart middleware.
Drool: A Real-Time DNS Replay Tool for Testing
For simulating DDoS conditions or to track down unusual bugs.