Issue 155 — February 28, 2018
A Practical Introduction to Container Terminology
The world of containers has introduced a lot of new terms and phrases to developers and sysadmins alike. This post digs into some common terms that are often misunderstood.
A 36-Way Comparison of Cloud CPUs vs Bare Metal
A thorough benchmark comparing compute power as offered by Amazon EC2, Google Compute Engine, Azure Cloud Instances, and bare Intel and AMD CPUs. Bare metal and the largest EC2 instances seem to win the day on
the Web-oriented tests.
Inspect, Detect, Respond: Orchestrate Your App Security
Get full visibility into your app security, get alerted on critical issues and easily build automated responses against security threats.
GitLeaks: Check Git Repos and History for Secrets and Keys
Worried you’ve got things like AWS details, GitHub tokens or SSH keys hanging around your project’s git history? Find out for sure with this Go-based tool.
In-the-Wild DDoSes Use New Way to Achieve Unthinkable Sizes
A new DDoS approach leaning on the
caching server and IP-spoofed UDP packets. More detail in
Cloudflare’s writeup here.
Secure your memcached servers ASAP.
AWS Serverless Application Repository Now Available
A new ecosystem of serverless apps and components that can be easily brought together and hosted on AWS. It’s now open to both consumers and providers.
The Definitive PHP 5.6, 7.0, 7.1, 7.2 and HHVM Benchmark
How do different versions of PHP and HHVM stack up against each other in 2018? In most cases PHP 7.2 takes the crown
your apps support it.
Third Party CSS Is Not Safe
A look at some of the ‘tricks’ untrusted CSS could attempt on a site to monitor users or change the site’s functionality in negative ways.
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PostgreSQL 10 Now Supported on Amazon RDS
Amazon Web Services
Mesosphere's DC/OS Will Soon Offer Managed Kubernetes
Data Center Operating System
) is adding full support for Kubernetes in addition to Mesosphere’s own
The New Stack
Dropbox Saved Almost $75M by Building Its Own Tech Infrastructure
The Optimized Droplet Performance Test - See the Results
We tested the performance of an optimized vs standard droplet with tasks that are done most often on servers.
Validating Leaked Passwords with k-Anonymity
How to Write Dockerfiles for Python Web Apps
Preparing for AWS's Support of Certificate Transparency
Includes an intro as to why certificate transparency is important, too.
Using Amazon Athena and QuickSight for ALB-ELB Access Log Analysis
How Shopify is Future Proofing Its Cloud Storage Usage
Application Deployment at Deliveroo
How a popular UK food delivery service uses Terraform.
What I Learnt Building High Traffic Apps on an Embedded Key/Value Store
, a Go-based key/value database.
Four Continuous Delivery Metrics that Improve Your Pipeline
How GraphQL Solves the Problem of Sprawling Architecture
Microservices: It's All About the Events
img: Standalone Dockerfile and OCI Compatible Container Image Builder
gRPCurl: Like curl, But for gRPC
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