Issue 119 — June 7, 2017
The Evolution of Code Deploys at Reddit
Engineers at Reddit are deploying code up to 200 times each week — a typical roll-out takes fewer than 10 minutes end-to-end.
Neil Williams and Saurabh Sharma
Spinnaker 1.0: A Continuous Delivery Platform for Cloud
An open-source multi-cloud continuous delivery platform originally built by Netflix that helps you decouple your release pipeline from your target cloud provider.
DNS Infrastructure at GitHub
GitHub recently revamped their approach to how they handle DNS, building a new DNS infrastructure that could scale along with their growth.
Introducing M001: MongoDB Basics
This free, 3 week, online course offered by MongoDB University will take you through the fundamentals of MongoDB from installation to schema design.
How Yelp Make Photos Smaller Without Quality Loss
Yelp has over 100 million user-generated photos — here’s how they optimized those snaps, achieving an average 30% size reduction.
Pentagon Framework: Build Kubernetes-Based Infrastructure
A framework for building repeatable, containerized, cloud-based infrastructure as code with Kubernetes.
Powering your Amazon ECS Cluster with EC2 Spot Instances
EC2 Container Service now supports launching ECS clusters onto cheaper spot instances. This could give you huge savings if your use case supports it.
DigitalOcean Launches 'Cloud Firewalls'
DO users can now lean on DigitalOcean for firewalling their instances/droplets. Security rules can now be defined in the control panel rather than handled server by server.
Announcing DNS Service Discovery for Heroku Private Spaces: Microservices Communication, Made Easy
Twilio's Quest to Offer All the APIs for Modern Day Messaging
Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery with NGINX
Replacing NGINX with Træfik for Local Development
Træfik is a configurable HTTP reverse proxy.
Domain Forwarding with AWS Route 53 and S3
Fernando Medina Corey
A Brief Guide to Creating a Docker Dev Environment
How to set up a Docker environment and “get up and running in minutes”.
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Five Years of IPv6: Where to in the Next Five?
George Michaelson / APNIC
Lessons Learned Building a Backend-as-a-Service: A Technical Deep Dive
Creating a Data Centre Architecture using Kubernetes and Containers
Our Failure Migrating to Kubernetes
70% Faster: Rewriting The API That Serves Most of Our Traffic
Kubernetes vs Docker vs Mesosphere: An Orchestrator Comparison
Discontent and Disruption in The World of Content Delivery Networks
How the growing CDN market is changing thanks to new players, scale and security.
Google Cloud Platform vs. Amazon Web Services
Or why a company is moving to GCP from AWS.
Troubleshoot app latency with end-to-end request tracing
Aardvark and Repokid: 2 Netflix Tools for Managing AWS IAM Policies
Systems that make it easy to automatically manage IAM roles and policies at a large scale.
zetcd: For Running ZooKeeper Apps Without ZooKeeper
zetcd sits in front of an etcd cluster and serves an emulated ZooKeeper client port, letting unmodified ZooKeeper applications run on top of etcd.
Heroku Shield: Continuous Delivery for High Compliance Apps
A new Heroku-powered tool designed with strictly regulated/high compliance industries (such as healthcare) in mind.
Clair 2.0: The Container Security Scanner
“new capabilities that render container contents more visible and more verifiable”
check_pgactivity 2.2: A Postgres Plugin for Nagios