Issue 110 — April 5, 2017
How To Secure Your Web App With HTTP Headers
Hagay Lupesko reviews key security-related HTTP headers and demonstrates their use in mitigating security vulnerabilities and cyber-attacks.
Spotify’s Love/Hate Relationship with DNS
A look at how Spotify design and manage their DNS infrastructure, and the future of
“the lovably boring technology”
AWS CloudFront Gets Fast Invalidations (Under 1 Minute)
Content invalidation will now occur globally in under a minute.
Adding Document Validation Rules Using MongoDB Compass
Learn how MongoDB Compass makes it easy to create and modify rules that ensure all documents written to a collection contain the data you expect to be there.
Deploying Node.js Microservices to AWS using Docker
Building a simple Node.js microservice and packaging it in a Docker container - then hosting the container on AWS.
Linkerd-tcp: A Lightweight, Service-Discovery-Aware, TLS-ing TCP Load Balancer
Integrates with a wide variety of service discovery and orchestration systems including Kubernetes, DC/OS, and Consul.
Switching from NGINX to Caddy
Caddy is an HTTP/2 server written in Go with simple configs and built-in Let’s Encrypt support. You can even put it
in front of a Heroku app.
Deploy .NET Core With Docker and Now.sh
Learn how to containerize a .NET Core application and then deploy it using Docker.
Country-by-Country Web and Connectivity Statistics
The web isn’t experienced the same way everywhere — this site lets you pick a country and see how users there fare with data speeds and costs.
DigitalOcean Now Provides (Free) Monitoring
Exposes system metrics and offer alerts for each ‘droplet’/VM you run.
VMware Sells Off Cloud Services Business to OVH
Data Center Knowledge
Google Container Engine Makes Kubernetes 1.6 Available
Google Cloud Platform
AWS Launching a Swedish Region in 2018
$20 Free Credit on a new account
Linux cloud hosting starting at 1GB of RAM for $5/mo. Use promo code WEBOPS20 and get $20 credit.
Continuous Deployment of a Dockerized Node.js Application to AWS ECS
How to Speed Up Your MySQL with Replication to an In-Memory Database
Creating a Simple API Client in Go(lang)
Tips on Scaling Your API with Rate Limiters
Paul Tarjan (Stripe)
How to Install an ELK Stack on Google Cloud Platform
ELK being Elasticsearch, Logstash and Kibana.
The Stack That Helped Opendoor Buy and Sell Over $1B in Homes
How Algolia Reduces Latency for 21B Searches Per Month
HTTP Prompt: An Interactive Command-Line HTTP Client
Want More Insight Into Errors Than New Relic? ✅
See how Rollbar pairs with New Relic to give greater coverage/insights into your application errors. Get x-ray vision into broken code.
Goss: A Server Testing/Validation Tool
Uses a YAML-based spec for validating a server’s configuration over time.
Chalice: Python Serverless Microframework for AWS
Quickly create and deploy applications that use Amazon API Gateway and AWS Lambda.
Amazon Web Services
GreenLightning: A Small, Fast, Low Footprint Java HTTP(S) Server
Boasts supporting 500K+ requests per second.