Issue 153 — February 14, 2018
Postmortem of a Service Outage at 3.4M Concurrent Users
The studio behind Fortnite, a popular online game, shares technical details about the challenges of rapidly scaling a game and its online services far beyond their growth expectations.
Nuster: A Web Caching Proxy Server Based on HAProxy
but with more features around dynamic caching. It benches at around
4x faster than Squid
Jiang Wen Yuan
Effective Testing for Live Applications
Learn how to identify, test, and minimize test cases so you are better prepared to provide information to your support team (or just to have it handy on your test server).
Replacing EC2 On-Demand Instances with New Spot Instances
Spot instances have become a lot better lately with less price volatility, automatic bid management, and 2 minute warnings prior to shutdowns, so could they replace more of your key EC2 instances?
Why Should You Care About Kubernetes, Docker, and Container Orchestration?
If Kubernetes, Docker and ‘orchestration’ remain buzzwords to you or members of your team, these thoughts from Scott Hanselman could help flesh out their relevance.
A Practical Example of using NGINX HTTP2 Server Push
NGINX added support for
HTTP2 ‘server push’
- here’s an example of working with it from Go.
Serverless: State of The Union
Technical Evangelism Lead at AWS, Ian Massingham shares his thoughts on the current state of serverless.
AWS DevDays Nordics
Containers Will Not Fix Your Broken Culture
“the solutions to many difficulties that seem technical can be found by examining our interactions with others.”
Bridget Kromhout (Microsoft)
Site Reliability Engineer with Security Focus (Berlin, Germany)
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HTTP/2 Server Push Support Pushed to NGINX
Chrome 68 to Mark All HTTP Sites as 'Not Secure'
Oracle Promises Self-Securing, Self-Repairing Autonomous Cloud Services
The New Stack
Datadog Has Been Added as an Optional Endpoint for MongoDB Atlas Alerts
GraphQL as an API Gateway to Microservices
How I Deployed a Julia Webapp using Genie Framework with Docker
is a programming language for numerical computing.
How to Use Vagrant for Ansible Role Testing and Development
is another helpful tool for testing Ansible roles.
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Building Your Own CDN for Fun and Profit
Running a 400+ Node Elasticsearch Cluster
The History of the Service Mesh
Lying to TCP Could Make It a Best-Effort Streaming Protocol
Using Google Analytics for Data Extraction
An interesting approach to bypassing Content Security Policy.
Running a Modern Infrastructure on Kubernetes
Defining the Perimeter in a Microservices World
Continuous Delivery with GoCD on Chef
Molecule: A Tool to Help Test Ansible Roles