Issue 130 — August 23, 2017
Up: A Rapid Way to Deploy Serverless Apps and APIs
“The long-term goal is to provide a ‘Bring your own Heroku’ of sorts, supporting many platforms.”
Going Multi-Cloud with AWS and GCP: Lessons Learned at Scale
A company handling a petabyte of data per week needed the ability to failover gracefully, detect and eliminate brownouts, and efficiently operate huge amounts of computer power.
A WebOps Postmortem
How a Production Engineering team for an Australian news site dealt with a widespread server timeout incident.
Monitor end-to-end application performance
Datadog APM traces real requests in detailed flame graphs so you can monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize the performance of all your apps and services.
An Overview of the Logging Ecosystem in 2017
What trends, tools, and philosophies currently hold sway in the logging ecosystem, and why? Let’s get a gauge of where the industry stands in mid-2017.
Creating Your Own Serverless Raspberry Pi Cluster with Docker
Learn how to deploy Docker Swarm to create a Raspberry Pi cluster then turn it into a serverless super-computer with the OpenFaaS framework for Docker.
How GitHub Uses Kubernetes
The story behind how GitHub has scaled, how they evaluated Kubernetes, and what was involved in moving over to using it
(a more in-depth update to a story we included last week).
Heroku Makes 'Webhooks' Generally Available
A new Heroku feature for creating webhooks based around numerous events relating to your Heroku-hosted apps.
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Node.js Has Been Forked Into 'Ayo'
There have been conduct concerns over a prolific Node contributor.
Xen Hypervisor Patched for Privilege Escalation and Data Leak Flaws
5 new vulnerabilities were found in the popular hypervisor.
The New Stack
Running MongoDB as a microservice with Docker and Kubernetes
Containers are revolutionizing the entire software lifecycle from proofs of concept through development, test, deployment, and support.
How to Build a Scalable, Serverless Crawler
Go vs .NET Core in Terms of HTTP Performance
Running WordPress in a Kubernetes Cluster
Docker Cheat Sheet: Lots of Docker One-Liners
Aymen El Amri
Using Kubernetes for Local Development with Minikube
Aymen El Amri
AWS Lambda Deployment using Terraform
A look at using Terraform to improve productivity with AWS Lambda.
Designing a Microservices Architecture for Failure
Creating an AWS EC2 Autoscaling Group
How to Analyze Fastly Real-Time Streaming Logs with BigQuery
Google Cloud Platform Blog
State of Production Database Performance 2017
In this report we explore and definitively answer whether MySQL or PostgreSQL is truly faster than the other.
Dealing with IPv6 Fragmentation in the DNS
Is IPv6 fragmentation a fixable problem in the DNS, and if so, how?
Visualizing the Digital Eclipse: Analyzing the Eclipse's Impact on Net Traffic
Kubic: A Community-Driven Container-as-a-Service Platform
A ‘Container as a Service’ Platform based on openSUSE and Kubernetes.
Cloudprober: Active Monitoring Software for Your Infrastructure
GCP is supported out-of-the-box; other Cloud providers can be added easily.
wuzz: An Interactive CLI Tool for HTTP Inspection
Rendertron: A Dockerized, Headless Chrome Rendering Solution
Google Chrome Team