#192 — November 14, 2018

Read on the Web

Web Operations Weekly

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The WebOps Weekly team (Peter, Chris, and Za'e)

Behold HTTP/3, Formerly Known as 'HTTP-over-QUIC' — HTTP/3 is the coming new HTTP version that uses QUIC (a multiplexed stream transport over UDP originally designed by Google). More story here.

Daniel Stenberg

Amazon Corretto: A No-Cost Distribution of OpenJDK from Amazon — Java is one of the most popular languages in use by AWS customers and it’s interesting to see Amazon coming out with their own OpenJDK distribution and promising long-term support for it after recent moves by Oracle.

Amazon Web Services

Successful Software Starts Here — Unlock your biggest app performance bottlenecks with all new Raygun APM. Get unparalleled detail on traces presented in an intuitive UI. Now available for .NET.

Raygun sponsor

The Rise of Multivector DDoS Attacks — Cloudflare deals with more DDoS attacks than most companies and here they review a few, recent ‘interesting’ attacks. On the plus side, “the Internet seems less violent these days”.

Marek Majkowski (Cloudflare)

Optimizing an AWS Microservice — The lead engineer for a popular betting site explains what they learnt from optimizing an AWS-based microservice to reduce latency.

Jamie Munro

Machine Learning for Operations? — As the management of infrastructure becomes increasingly complex and fuelled by ever increasing amounts of data, could the adoption of ‘MLOps’ or ‘AIOps’ (as Gartner has christened this trend) help turn a flood of raw data into ops solutions?

Mary Branscombe

Google Announces .dev Top-level Domain, Open Registration in February — At this week’s Chrome Dev Summit (which we’re covering in more depth in Frontend Focus) Google announced they’d be opening up their .dev TLD to the public early next year.

Kyle Bradshaw

How a BGP Leak Vulnerability Hit Access to Google Services — A look at how earlier this week a BGP route leak interrupted access to Google’s services across the world with traffic rerouted via Russia and China. A key reminder that “enterprises need to continuously monitor their BGP routes and detect such incidents quickly in order to mitigate any service impacts to their business.”

Ameet Naik

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📘 Tutorials

Continuous Delivery with Amazon EKS and Jenkins X — How to automate your CI/CD needs when using Amazon Elastic Container Service for Kubernetes (Amazon EKS).

Arun Gupta

Real URLs for AMP Cached Content Using Cloudflare Workers

Gabbi Fisher and Avery Harnish (Cloudflare)

8 Architectural Considerations to Keep in Mind About Microservices

Bich Le

AWS CloudFormation Gets Support for Stack Drift Detection — It’s now possible to detect if a stack’s actual configuration differs, or has ‘drifted’, from its expected template configuration.

Amazon Web Services

Learn How to Configure the Elastic Stack to Collect and Analyze System Logs

DigitalOcean sponsor

gRPC Load Balancing on Kubernetes without Tears

William Morgan

4 Common Kubernetes Monitoring Traps to Avoid — A CNCF survey reveals 38% of respondents identify monitoring as one of their biggest Kubernetes-adoption challenges.

Eric Johanson

▶  3 Talks from Medium's GraphQL Tech Talks

Sasha Solomon (Medium Engineering)

Sharing Data Among Multiple Servers Through AWS S3 — A WordPress and PHP-focused tutorial.

Smashing Magazine

💬 Stories & Opinions

A Netflix Web Performance Case Study — A look at what was involved in improving the ‘time-to-interactive’ for Netflix on the desktop.

Addy Osmani

Serving Millions of Users in Real-Time with Node.js and Microservices — A brief tale of fixing a bottleneck in a large Node microservices-based app and how it scales up to serving 1000s of requests per second.

Máté Huszárik and Peter Czibik (RisingStack)

Seagate Sets Out a Roadmap to 48TB Hard Drives in 2023

The Register

Stratus Update – Weekly Delivery of Cloud Native News ⛅️ — A curated set of news, tools and services along with easy to digest commentary direct to your inbox.

Manifold sponsor

An AWS Region in Milan, Italy is Under Development — The upcoming Europe (Milan) region will be Europe’s sixth AWS region and is due to open in 2020.

Jeff Barr (AWS)

Scaling Millions of Connections with a Zero-Propagation Dynamic DNS

Andrew Sampson