Issue 136 — October 4, 2017
Airbnb's 10 Takeaways from Moving to Microservices
10 lessons learnt from Airbnb’s experiences in deploying microservices - which they now do 3500 times a week with 900 engineers.
The New Stack
NGINX Amplify: A Specialized Monitoring Tool for NGINX
Amplify, a tool to make it easy to monitor NGINX deployments in depth, has reached general availability.
Oracle Sets Sights on AWS with New Services
Oracle might be late to the cloud scene but its new drop-in replacement for AWS Lambda might turn heads, particularly with its (much) cheaper storage options.
The New Stack
Linux cloud hosting starting at 1GB of RAM for $5/mo
Get a Linode server up and running in seconds. Simply choose your plan, distro and location and you’re ready to deploy your server. Get $20 credit on a new account.
Linode Cloud Hosting
A Journey From Redis 2 to Redis 3 Without Site Downtime
How a major gaming site managed to upgrade its Redis databases from version 2 to 3 without any downtime.
Essential Image Optimization for the Web
A free ebook on modern image optimization techniques. Formats, decoders, techniques for efficient compression and more are covered.
How HTTP/2 Solves The Performance Issues Of HTTP/1.1
HTTP/2 solves some of the performance issues of HTTP/1.1, however, it has different performance strategies and practices.
How to Build a 1 Kilobyte Docker Container
A Docker container containing a single executable with no dependencies that occupies less than 1 KB of space on disk.
How .NET Core 2.0 Bridges Old MS Languages with Containers
A podcast interview with Scott Hanselman of bringing older code over to .NET Core to run it in containers on alternative systems.
The New Stack
Developer Evangelist in London (part remote)
Let the world know how awesome our distributed messaging platform is whilst learning new technologies and contributing to the community.
Kubernetes 1.8 Released: Security, Workloads and Feature Depth
All Day DevOps 2017, A Free Online Event on October 24
An online conference covering CI/CD, infrastructure, monitoring and more.
Free Continuous Delivery eBook from GoCD
Free Continuous Delivery 101 ebook where you’ll get a reference guide with visuals on key concepts.
Demystifying Container Networking: A Deep Dive
How to Build A Serverless Contact Form on AWS
How Docker Can Improve Your Development Environments
Best Practices for Working with AWS Lambda Functions
An updated set of best practices from the horse’s mouth.
How to Find WordPress Performance Bottlenecks with New Relic
How I Survived Going Viral on a $5 Linode
Aligning a Team around Microservices When There's No Precise Definition
The Field Narrows In The Race Of Container Orchestration Platforms
Bullish on Kubernetes and Rancher. Bearish on Docker and Mesos.
Reduce time spent debugging by 90%
Instantly know whats broken and why. Real-time monitoring, alerting, analytics for production errors w/ Rollbar.
vhost-gen: Configurable vHost Generator for Apache 2.2, 2.4 and NGINX
Fero: Light, Fast, Scalable, Streaming JS Microservices Made Easy