Issue 146 — December 13, 2017
Extended Validation (EV) is Broken
Look at the green EV certificate writing in your browser if you read this article. That’s the problem Ian’s writing about here.
Tail Attacks on Web Applications
A look at an academic paper that shows off a hard-to-detect type of DDoS attack that can push ‘tail latency’ high on classic multi-tier webapps.
What Does Apache Mesos Do That Kubernetes Can't Do?
A great Stack Overflow answer that digs into the differences between Mesos and Kubernetes.
Git Workflow Best Practices: 5 Tips to Get Your Code to Production Fast
Have you been using the same git commands for years? Here we take a look at five git tips you can seamlessly incorporate into your workflow to make it easier to get your code into production.
Insomnia: A Good Looking REST Client for Mac, Windows & Linux
A powerful REST API Client with cookie management, environment variables, code generation, and auth. Open source, too.
Emergent Distributed Architectures: Microservices and Data Pipelines
An overview of microservices and data pipelines, explaining how both systems reflect the organizations and people that build them.
Peter Bourgon and Sean Braithwaite
6 Ways to Clear the Browser's Cache
“At some point every developer accidentally makes a bad release of an asset with a long cache lifetime. There is a way back.”
Promising HTTP Headers for Web Performance
Not yet fully implemented, headers relating to
Google To Stop Using the 'AJAX-Crawling' Scheme in Mid 2018
What Happens When You Press Play on Netflix?
Not quite as simple as pressing play and having the video stream in over S3… but a neat look at Netflix’s overall architecture.
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Announcing AWS Single Sign-On (SSO): A Cloud SSO Service
Amazon Web Services
Popular Web Destinations Briefly Rerouted to Russia
DigitalOcean's Private Networking To Go Truly 'Private' in 2018
Essentially private network traffic will be isolated by account/team.
How RSA Works: TLS Foundations
An accessible look at some of the math behind what keeps the Web secure.
Kellen Evan Person
HAProxy Ingress Controller for Kubernetes
Building a Voice-Activated Movie Search App Powered by Amazon Lex, Lambda, and MongoDB Atlas (Part 1)
This post includes a Lex overview, demo scenario and data layer setup.
A Tour of Containerd 1.0
A basic introduction to Containerd and how it works with Docker, Kubernetes CRI, etc.
Approaches for Managing Costs on Amazon Web Services
Running Jekyll with Docker and OpenShift
8 Components You Need to Run Containers in Production
Nested Virtualization Offers Containers the Isolation of VMs without the Overhead
Running a VM within another VM unlocks options for apps that mix + match containers & VMs.
Automating Web Performance Regression Alerts
Peter Hedenskog (Wikimedia Foundation)
Continuous Delivery: GoCD VS Spinnaker
An overview of GoCD and Spinnaker, why they are different from each other and which problems you should use them to solve.
It's Official, ADSL Works Over Wet String
Ha! And the final sentence is just perfect..
How to Use Microservices to Build an API That Lasts
Securing Serverless Applications Step-by-Step
Where Is Kubernetes Headed in 2018 and Beyond?
The New Stack