Issue 116 — May 17, 2017
A Guide to Kubernetes Clusters for the Hobbyist
How to setup and operate a fully functional, secure Kubernetes cluster on a cloud provider such as DigitalOcean or Scaleway.
Debugging Under Fire: Keeping Your Head When Systems Have Lost Theirs
An engaging talk addressing the art of debugging during an outage from the technical challenges and techniques through to the psychological and organizational elements involved.
Gixy: An NGINX Configuration Static Analyzer
A tool for analyzing your NGINX config files for security flaws and vulnerabilities.
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.
What Is DevOps?
“There is no consensus in the industry regarding the definition of DevOps,”
says the author before elaborating on one himself.
How Yelp Runs Millions of Tests Every Day
“We run more than 20 million tests every day using our in-house distributed system.”
And here’s how.
How Buzzfeed Helps Its Engineers 'Deploy with Haste'
A tale of infrastructure evolution at Buzzfeed, the online publisher. Their in-house ‘rig’ system makes 100+ deploys a day practical.
Scaling Git at Microsoft
How Microsoft is using git internally, with a specific focus on large repositories.
Google's 'Cloud Spanner' Is Now Production Ready
A globally-distributed relational database service with ACID transactions and SQL semantics.
(from Feburary) gives the bigger picture of why it’s a big deal.
Google Cloud Platform Blog
Is Serverless The New Visual Basic?
A line of thinking that serverless apps may be built by less experienced but less dogmatic developers.
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Optimizing Memcached Efficiency at Quora
Quora uses memcached heavily to speed up operations and has just released a new tool called
for analyzing its memory use.
How A Startup's Firebase Bill Leapt Up Unexpectedly
A home automation startup has run into issues after a seemingly minor change on Google’s Firebase affected how bandwidth was counted.
Microsoft Unveils Azure Cosmos DB, A New Multi-Model DB
Microsoft Brings Container Orchestration to Azure Service Fabric
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Load Balancing HTTPS with Let's Encrypt and HAProxy
Everything You Need to Know About HTTP Security Headers
Creating a Serverless REST API with the 'Serverless' Framework
How to Build A Modern CI/CD Pipeline
Using Travis CI, GitHub, Better Code Hub, Docker, and Heroku.
Rob van der Leek
Going for Go and Sticking with SQL
Why Poki is ditching PHP for Go but staying with MySQL over NoSQL.
How Does Docker Affect Energy Consumption?
Evaluating workloads in and out of Docker containers. An academic paper.
Santos, McLean, Solinas, and Hindle
Under the Hood with Docker Swarm Mode
The Case for Containerizing Middleware
The New Stack
Security Debt is an Engineer's Problem
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Investigate bottlenecks in your web apps
Troubleshoot latency issues with end-to-end tracing, and alert on key metrics from 150+ components of your stack.
Toxiproxy: A Framework for Simulating Network Conditions
A TCP proxy to simulate network conditions for chaos and resiliency testing.
Fission: Serverless Functions for Kubernetes
Deploy functions instantly with one command with no containers to build.