Issue 40 — November 11, 2015
The Stack Behind Netflix's Scaling
A look at the stack and tools Netflix uses and how their culture influences how their service scales.
Why Performance Matters: Perception Management
Denys Mishunov looks at how time isn’t just about accurate figures but about how the end user
time and what we can do to influence it.
Stashboard: The Open Source Status Dashboard
Similar to the Amazon AWS Status Page or the Google Apps Status Page. Stashboard was originally written by Twilio to provide status information on its Voice and SMS APIs.
Are you still managing your own monitoring system? Really?
Tired of trying to fight with your monitoring system to get answers from your servers and apps? We've built a better version. Automated dashboards from AWS Cloudwatch, beautiful Grafana dashboards and granular team features. There's a better way!
Big Rig: A Tool to Analyse Tracing Data of How Your Page Loads
Big Rig helps you analyse the trace data produced while loading a Web page.
Monitoring HAProxy Performance Metrics
First in a series of posts looking at how to monitor the popular high performance TCP and HTTP proxy.
Follow the Yellow Brick Road: Taking Microservices Home
A high level keynote about the organizational impacts of moving to a microservices-based architecture.
AWS Plans To Launch A UK Region By The End Of 2016
So far Amazon’s EU datacenters have been in Ireland and Germany, but the UK and South Korea are forthcoming.
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CloudFlare Announces Universal DNSSEC: Secure DNS for Every Domain
Kubernetes 1.1 Perf Upgrades, Improved Tooling and A Growing Community
A Look at the New WordPress Brute Force Amplification Attack
Google Updates Its Container Services With Focus On Speed, Scaling And Authentication
How The Guardian Used Service Workers to Build an Offline Page
Microservices: The Essential Practices
How I Deploy Haskell Code
Alfredo Di Napoli
Secure Your Custom Domain Website with A Free SSL Cert From StartSSL
How Much Do Containers Thrash VMs in Power Usage?
Findings that indicate containers are more energy efficient than VMs.
What It’s Like to Build At #100MillionCitizens Scale
If it works with Docker, it works with Codeship
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Yellow Lab Tools: Online Test to Help Speed Up Heavy Web Pages
StubOnWeb: Tool to Quickly Create Mock, Live Webhooks
How We Moved 34,000 WIRED Pages to One Site in 9 Hours
Measuring the Performance of Single Page Web Applications
Beyond TCP: The Evolution of Internet Transport Protocols
Just slides, but they’re pretty detailed.