Issue 127 — August 2, 2017
Starting the Avalanche: Application DDoS In Microservice Architectures
The tools and approaches used at Netflix to identify and remediate application layer DDoS attacks on their microservices-based architecture.
Netflix Technology Blog
REST APIs are REST-in-Peace APIs. Long Live GraphQL.
An interesting opinion piece where the author admits REST won’t die, but where he explains why he thinks
“GraphQL will do to REST what JSON did to XML.”
How An AWS Bill Was Cut By 90% By Going Serverless
Migrating a Node Express.js app from Elastic Beanstalk to Lambda and API Gateway.
Polymer Summit 2017 is coming to Copenhagen on 22-23 August
The Polymer Summit will be taking place in Copenhagen, Denmark on 22-23 August. Attend talks and workshops with Polymer & Google engineers, and learn how to build beautiful, fast mobile web apps.
Performance and Resilience: Stress-Testing Third Parties
How third-parties (such as analytics, fonts, CDNs) are affecting your site’s performance.
Docker vs. Kubernetes vs. Apache Mesos: Why What You Think You Know is Probably Wrong
Revisiting each project’s original mission, architectures, and how they can complement and interact with each other.
Enterprise Network Monitoring Needs Could Hamper the Adoption of TLS 1.3
The removal of RSA and other key agreement protocols that rely on static keys in upcoming version of the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol could cause issues.
Google's BBR Fixes TCP's Little Secret
BBR, a cutting-edge new congestion control algorithm for TCP, achieves higher bandwidths and lower latencies for internet traffic.
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AWS Adds 12 More Services to Its PCI DSS Compliance Program
Including Lambda and API Gateway.
Amazon Web Services
A DoS Vulnerability in Varnish Cache
Varnish HTTP Cache
New E-book from O’Reilly and Incapsula: Full Stack Web Performance
Quick wins to significantly improve website performance in a DevOps environment.
Run Your Own AWS APIs on OpenShift
How Does The Kubernetes Scheduler Work?
Cron Syntax Cheatsheet
An 11 Minute Introduction to Serverless on Azure
A high-level overview of Azure’s serverless offerings.
Azure Container Instances: Proof Microsoft Is Innovating with Containers
The New Stack
How DIRECTV Moved Over to Using Node in Production
Google Cloud Functions vs Google Container Engine
Why and when you might choose either over the other.
An Application Developer’s Perspective of AWS CodeStar
Everything Is An HTTPS Interface
Interesting look at how the philosophy behind Linux can apply to serverless architectures.
The Hidden Costs of Data Engineering
Managing databases in today's environments presents many complex problems. See the impact in this 2016 survey.
36 DNS Providers' Performance Tested Every Day
Compare the speed and uptime of different DNS services.
Addict: Get A Full Active Directory REST API in 30 Seconds
Built in Node.js.
Mailit: A Tiny Drop-In REST API to Send Emails
Chalice: A Python Serverless Microframework for AWS
Amazon Web Services