Issue 115 — May 10, 2017
k6: A New Open Source Load Testing Tool
Billed as “Unit Testing, but for Performance”, k6 is built in Go and offers Docker and CLI based tools for HTTP testing.
Automating AWS Infrastructure with Terraform
A thorough walkthrough of using Terraform to (relatively) easily set up a complete, load balanced multi-server system on EC2.
Docker for Devs
A 27 minute talk packed with tips and best practices for building Dockerized apps from a developer’s point of view. There’s a similar
Docker for Ops talk
Convert any major image format into a highly optimized JPEG
is a free online service for rapidly converting your images into highly optimized JPEGs using proprietery JPEG optimization algorithms. Optimize all your images in one go and greatly speed-up your websites and applications.
Truly Seamless Reloads with HAProxy Without Hacks
A patchset enables seamless reloads of HAProxy without dropping packets in the process.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to AWS ECS and Docker
A conceptual and very accessible guide to hosting, scaling and load balancing an app with AWS EC2 Container Service (ECS) and Docker.
J Cole Morrison
Testing Huge PostgreSQL Backups for 37 Cents a Day
Some clever rigging up of
, S3, and EC2 for backing up a Postgres database and then testing that it restores correctly every day.
test.bi: A Reserved Domain for Your Projects with SSL Support
Potentially useful for local development where SSL support is required (e.g. ServiceWorker development). The private key is included for signing.
The Metric We Use to Measure CPU Utilization is Wrong
There are a lot of things to consider. This post also led to
some discussion on Hacker News.
VP of Engineering at Honestbee - Paid Relocation to Singapore
Go international as the VP of Engineering (RoR, Node.js) at Honestbee. Join the team and get paid relocation, local residency, etc.
BBR, The New Kid On The TCP Block
A look at Google’s delay-controlled TCP flow control algorithm, called BBR.
Using IPv6 Addresses for Storing Metadata
The example uses the last octets of an IPv6 address to specify the correct database.
How to Deploy Your Static Blog on Kubernetes
Seems a bit extreme but it’s not too difficult.
SSH with Kubernetes: Making Permissions Follow Dynamic Workloads
Things to Use Instead of JWT (JSON Web Tokens)
AWS Services Described in Plain English
Docker Monitoring: 4 Challenges, Tips and Tricks
Autoscaling for your Heroku dynos
Automatically scale up and down to handle increased workloads and avoid wasting money on idle resources.
Rambus, Microsoft Put DRAM Into Deep Freeze To Boost Performance
Extremely low temperature computing is the next frontier for datacenters, it seems.
Timothy Prickett Morgan
Detecting Abuse at Scale with Locality Sensitive Hashing
How Uber uses
Locality Sensitive Hashing
on Apache Spark to detect fraudulent trips at scale.
PHP Performance: Additional CPU Cores vs Faster CPU Cores
Enabling DNS Split Authority with OctoDNS
How GitHub has revamped its DNS workflow.
How We Tuned HAProxy to Achieve 2 Million Concurrent SSL Connections
How We Got a 70% Cheaper Kubernetes Cluster on AWS
Carlos Alexandro Becker
What's New in Docker?
10 Monitoring Talks Every Developer Should Watch
Fears and Favorites From 100+ DevOps/SRE Surveys
A look at what DevOps and site reliability engineers are thinking.
Want More Insight Into Errors Than New Relic? ✅
See how Rollbar pairs perfectly with New Relic to give you greater coverage + much more insight into application errors.
An NGINX Config for Your First Million Users