Issue 128 — August 9, 2017
Let 'localhost' Be 'localhost'
A new Internet Draft specifying ‘localhost’
resolve to a loopback address. There was a
lot of discussion
about this on Hacker News.
A Million WebSockets and Go
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5 Tips on Determining the Most Impactful Metrics in Your App
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Preventing Server Overload: Limit Requests Being Processed
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Cracking The Lens: Targeting HTTP's Hidden Attack-Surface
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Windows Subsystem for Linux Now on Windows Server
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IPv6 and the Future of Networking with Mark Townsley
A 75 minute discussion about IPv6 and the research going on at Cisco’s Innovation and Research Lab.
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Linux Load Averages: Solving the Mystery
A fascinating look at the world of load averages.
Deploying the ELK Stack on Amazon ECS: A 6 Part Series
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Faster Travis CI Tests with Docker Cache
How to speed up execution times.
Shipping fast and reducing operational costs on AWS
This is a guest post from Brent Mills, Principal Infrastructure Engineer at Vyopta.
Using Linkerd to Add Visibility/Control to Microservices on Amazon ECS
An Introduction to Headless Browser Testing & Integration with Jenkins
Docker Basics: Diving into the Essential Concepts, Tools, & Terminology
Getting DevOps Off The Ground [PDF]
An under development ebook already at 176 pages and covering setting up immutable infrastructure and automation with Ubuntu, SaltStack, gitfs, and PXE.
How to Mount Amazon S3 as a File System
How Incapsula Rebuilt Its Next-Generation DDos Mitigation Platform
With the DDoS threat landscape changing so rapidly, Incapsula engineers had to build a future-proof platform that would stay ahead of attacks. Here’s how they did it.
How Docker Containers Helps SQL Server Shift Deployment to the Dev
5 Emerging Use Cases of the IBM OpenWhisk Serverless Platform
How Docker Cut Down My Deployment Time From 1.5 Hours to 5 Minutes
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Public APIs: A Vast List of Public JSON APIs for Use in Web Dev
70 Top Server Monitoring and App Performance Monitoring (APM) Solutions