Issue 134 — September 20, 2017
RFC 8246: A Proposal for Immutable HTTP Responses
A Mozilla developer is proposing a Cache-Control extension so clients can identify responses that will
be updated during their freshness lifetimes.
On-Demand Environments with Docker and AWS ECS
An in-depth look at how to spin up reproducible (and easily-destructible), on-demand test environments with Docker, Amazon EC2 Container Service (ECS), and Circle CI (for continuous integration and delivery).
Analyzing a Million 'robots.txt' Files
The findings from setting up a simple web scraper to download the robots.txt files from the Alexa top one million sites.
Analysis of the Vulnerability in the Apache Struts RCE REST Plugin [CVE-2017-9805]
CVE-2017-9805, a vulnerability in the Apache Struts REST plugin, if exploited lets a remote attacker run malicious code on the application server.
Chrome to Force '.dev' Domains to HTTPS via Preloaded HSTS
A future version of Chrome may force all domains ending on .dev (and .foo) to be redirected to HTTPs via a preloaded HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) header.
Microservices Without Servers
A 40 minute talk charting one developer’s progression from the headache of managing servers to using serverless approaches.
Pain(less) NGINX Ingress
Things learned using the NGINX ingress controller in production.
Docker Official Images Are Now Multi-Platform
Docker has rolled out an update to their official images to make them multi-platform aware.
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Ansible 2.4 Now Generally Available
Now supports Python 3.
Introducing Managed SSL for Google App Engine
Twilio Introduces 'Studio', a Visual Programming Environment
The telecoms services provider takes their serverless approach a step further.
2017 Chrome Developer Summit is coming to San Francisco
Join us in San Francisco or on the live stream as we explore building beautiful and performant experiences.
AWS Announces Per-Second Billing for EC2 Instances
Amazon EC2 Spot Can Now Stop and Start Your Spot Instances
Amazon Web Services
Microsoft Unveils Project Honolulu, A New GUI for Server Administration
Web Performance 101: HTTP Headers
Monitoring SSL Certificate Expiry in GCP and Kubernetes
Learn From Your Attackers with A SSH 'Honeypot'
An In-Depth CentOS 7 Server Hardening Guide
Monitor a Raspberry Pi Cluster with Prometheus and Docker
The Pi continues to be an interesting platform to learn ops practices on.
A Rare Peek Inside a 400Gb/sec Cisco Network Chip
Timothy Prickett Morgan
How Facebook Does Rapid Releases At Massive Scale
Optionsbleed: HTTP OPTIONS Method Can Leak Apache's Server Memory
Short-Lived Immutable Servers with Masterless Puppet
PagerDuty CTO: How Much of 'Ops' Should Be Combined with 'Dev'?
The New Stack
Tools and Practices for Documenting Microservices
Why Docker Makes Sense for Startups
Docker is becoming the standard to develop and run containerized applications.
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dynsdjs: An Ultra Simple DNS Server Daemon Written in Node.js
Minideb: A Small Image Based On Debian Designed for Use in Containers
Argo: The Workflow Engine for Kubernetes
An open source container-native workflow engine for developing and running apps on Kubernetes.