Issue 117 — May 24, 2017
HTTPS on Stack Overflow: The End of a Long Road
It’s taken years for all of Stack Overflow and its related sites to go full-HTTPS. This post goes into
depth on the challenges faced and problems solved along the way.
An Essential Guide to the Serverless Ecosystem
A roundup of the key serverless computing platforms, tools and frameworks available. Want more like this? We have a
new serverless-oriented newsletter.
GitHub Marketplace: Third Party Dev Tools, via GitHub
Add tools and services (both free and paid) to projects directly in GitHub.
Highly available, scalable Redis
See inside your database with large key detection, memory mapping, auto-scaling and more from RedisGreen.
A Look at Facebook's 'One World' Mobile Testing System
With a single API, engineers at Facebook can interact with thousands of mobile devices, browsers, and emulators to test new code before it ships.
The Hitchhiker's Video Guide to AWS ECS and Docker
A set of ten short (mostly under 10 minutes) videos on hosting, scaling and load balancing an app with AWS ECS and Docker.
J Cole Morrison
Moving 65,000 Microsofties to DevOps on the Public Cloud
An hour long Q&A focused on how Microsoft has shifted from each division doing its own backend engineering to all using Azure and VSTS.
Khan Academy's Memcached-Backed Content Infrastructure
A brief look at how the popular education site’s content-serving infrastructure now works and scales.
Khan Academy Engineering
FastestWebsiteEver: An Ultrafast Single Packet Site
A simple experience delivered in a single packet sent immediately after TCP session init. The site itself is at packet.city.
GitHub Moves to GraphQL for its API
“because it offers significantly more flexibility for our integrators”
Yahoo Retires ImageMagick After Bugs Leak Server Memory
Google Buys A /12 IPv4 Address Block
An alternative approach to cluster management
Manage any of your MongoDB deployments with a rich (and constantly-developing) API
Mike's Monster List of Docker Tips
“A list of opinions .. from 2.5 years of pretending to know what I’m doing”
Using TLS1.3 With OpenSSL
OpenSSL Foundation, Inc
The Difference Between URLs and URIs
REST 2.0 Is Here and Its Name Is GraphQL?
A look at the powerful ‘successor’ to REST for building efficient data-driven applications.
$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.
Container Isolation Gone Wrong: A Troubleshooting Story
How Cloudflare Analyzes 1M DNS Queries Per Second
Spotting A Million Dollars in Your AWS Account
Ideas to help you analyze your AWS spend.
Serverless and GraphQL: A Perfect Match for the New Cloud Paradigm
What Do You Normally Install on Servers to Monitor and Secure Them?
A community discussion.
Heroku CI Now Generally Available: Fast, Low Setup CI
JSON Feed: A JSON-Based Format for Web Feeds
A proposed format similar to RSS and Atom but in JSON. See
the spec here
Manton Reece and Brent Simmons
LambStatus: A Serverless Status Page System
A server status page system built for use on AWS Lambda.
AWS Docker Swarm Setup Using Terraform