Issue 118 — May 31, 2017
HTTP/2 Push Is Tougher Than I Thought
“HTTP/2 push is more complicated and low-level than I initially thought, but what really caught me off-guard is how inconsistent it is between browsers”
View Counting at Reddit
Reddit is so popular that even counting the number of views posts get provides an interesting technical challenge as explained here.
The founder of Hashicorp and creator of Vagrant gave an 18 minute talk on the challenges of scaling with security and best practices to do so without compromising developer speed.
Mitchell Hashimoto at dotScale 2017
Docker for Windows, Linux and Mac
In this free eBook you will get an overview of Docker’s new native applications for Windows and Mac, alongside tips and gotchas on how to use Docker on these platforms.
The DevOps Tool Arsenal: Results Of ~100 DevOps/SRE Surveys
Developers on Hacker News and Reddit were surveyed as to what tools they use. Docker and Ansible led the way in provisioning, EC2 in cloud providers, and CloudWatch and New Relic in monitoring.
The Architecture Behind Facebook Live
Sachin Kulkarni, director of engineering at Facebook, explains the engineering challenges for Facebook Live in a 30 minute interview.
The Calculus of Service Availability
How the availability of critical dependencies informs the availability of a service, and how to design in order to mitigate and minimize such dependencies.
Core Kubernetes: Jazz Improv over Orchestration
Use Kubernetes? Want a deeper understanding of how it works? This series starter is worth a read.
Launchpad: A GraphQL Server Demo Platform
“JSFiddle for GraphQL servers”
Google Cloud Source Repositories: Free for Up to 5 Users & 50GB Storage
Google Cloud Platform Blog
Twilio Introduces 'Functions' to Serverlessly Script Their Services
Red Hat Acquires Codenvy As Part of Its Growing Container Strategy
NGINX 1.13.1 Released
Kubernetes By Example: A Hands On Introduction
Modeling Zero-Downtime Deployments with TLA+
Diagrams and Movies of all the OAuth 2.0 Flows
As defined in RFC 6749.
Monitoring HTTPS Traffic of a Single App on macOS
How to Use MongoDB Atlas in API Integration Services
This blog will provide walkthroughs of 2 integrations with API platforms: Stamplay and Built.io.
How Server Density Does 'HumanOps'
It’s not just about servers, but the humans who maintain them too.
A Postmortem of Let's Encrypt's May 18th Outage
Chaos Management During A Major Incident
How to efficiently deal with the human element, when complex systems fail.
Aish Raj Dahal
Lessons Learned Embracing DevOps and Security
Zane Lackey at dotSecurity 2017
Become a Bot Builder with Microsoft Bot Framework
A practical 84 min walkthrough, including using Microsoft Cognitive Services for AI.
Serverless Workflows in AWS: A Journey from SWF to Step Functions
A tech lead explains a transition from an architecture based around Amazon’s Simple Workflow Service to using Step Functions.
Monitor Your Containers with the Elastic Stack
The Scourge of Web Analytics
An argument that a
“better alternative to client-side analytics is server-side analytics”
Six Gotchas with Running Docker Containers on Hadoop
5 Reasons Why Heroku Is Great After All
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