Issue 15 — May 21, 2015
Logjam: The Latest TLS Vulnerability Explained
Another new TLS vulnerability has been published. This post explains how it works and who and what are affected.
also explains more and tells you if your browser is vulnerable.
How 500px Serves Up Over 500TB of High Res Photos
Paul Liu, a DevOps Developer at 500px, explains the architecture of the popular photo sharing site. It’s a Rails monolith fronted by Unicorn, Nginx, and HAProxy.
Boom: HTTP(S) Load Generator, Written in Go
Billing itself as an ‘ApacheBench (ab) replacement’, Boom is a tiny program that can provide a load to a webapp you want to test/stress.
Level up your backend with the best Redis tools and analytics from RedisGreen
Thousands of apps use RedisGreen to get the best support, analytics, performance and uptime for their Redis servers. Find out what a difference a well-managed in-memory datastore makes.
Leveling Up: Simple Steps to Optimize The Critical Rendering Path
The Critical Rendering Path (or CRP) is the sequence of steps the browser takes to render the critical content of a page.
Tiago Romero Garcia
Percheron: Like Vagrant, but for Managing Docker Images and Containers
A tool that lets you manage multiple Docker containers and sets of containers in test, development and prototyping scenarios.
Search Engine Land
Meaningful Metrics That Get Your Users to Do The Things You Want
An hour long webinar replay (reg required) that where Buddy Brewer, Mark Zeman and Steve Souders look at how identifying and focusing deeply on a few meaningful metrics facilitates better decision making.
Look Before You Leap – The Coming Leap Second and AWS
AWS Official Blog
Getting Started with aws-sdk-go and CloudFormation
Workload Analysis with MySQL's Performance Schema
Ask HN: Which Cloud Do You Use, and Why?
text-rendering: optimizeLegibility is Decadent and Depraved
While CSS’s ‘text-rendering: optimizeLegibility’ can improve text kerning slightly, it can have dramatic negative impacts on a page’s overall performance.
Is It Time to Go SPA Only?
Ben and Dion
Notes On Amazon's ECS (EC2 Container Service), aka Docker on AWS
Justice: A Performance Metric Bar for the Web with a Streaming FPS Graph
awslogs: AWS CloudWatch logs for Humans
cloudwatch-sender: Send Metrics to InfluxDB/Graphite From Cloudwatch
SwiftProxy: Access Other Object Stores via the OpenStack Swift API
Access other stores like Amazon S3, EMC Atmos, Google Cloud Storage, and Microsoft Azure using the Swift API.
H2O: A Very Fast HTTP Server Written in C
Can also be used as a library by other C programs.