Issue 48 — January 14, 2016
HTTP/2 Is Here, Now Let's Make It Easy
A well recorded 20 minute talk from dotJS 2015 about what HTTP/2 means for Web performance and how it works in production. A good primer for all Web developers.
A Beginner's Guide to Scaling to 11 Million+ Users on Amazon's AWS
A copious amount of interesting notes and tips based on a talk by Joel Williams, an Amazon Web Services Solutions Architect, on significant scaling on AWS.
Ansible 2.0 Released
Ansible is an increasingly popular open source IT and server deployment tool. 2.0 includes 200 new modules for working with things like OpenStack, AWS, VMware and Windows.
Are you already monitoring your web application end-to-end?
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The 'Average Page' Is A Myth
Stats on average page sizes are often quoted based on the
data but what
an ‘average’ page and how are page weights distributed overall?
How Mozilla's EC2 Usage Got 15X Cheaper in 8 Months
An interesting story of how Mozilla slashed their EC2 spending from $136K by working with Amazon’s systems (including spot instances) cleverly.
ssh-js: Secure Shell GUI
A terminal based UI for all the SSH server connections found in your SSH config file.
AWS Launches Scheduled Reserved Instances
On AWS EC2, you can now reserve instances for specific periodical timeframes, rather than for permanent use.
Infrastructure Engineer at IFTTT (San Francisco)
IFTTT is changing the way people interact with technology by helping them get the most out of their favorite products and services. Help us build and scale the systems that make it possible.
Amazon EC2 Container Service Now Supports Docker 1.9
It’s not one of ours, but run by RisingStack for anyone interested in microservices in particular.
Open Web Application Security Project Issues New Secure Coding Bible
Working with Web APIs
The basics of how web APIs work, how to interact with them, and what to think about when building your own.
Automatic Deployment With Git on Ubuntu
The short and simple approach.
The Website Obesity Crisis
The Goldilocks of Web Performance
The Lambda Architecture Isn’t
Slackcat: Pipe Command Output and Upload Files to Slack From The Terminal
If your company or team is living on Slack, this could be handy in many situations.
TailTub: Like requestb.in But for Stdin
Pipe your app and server logs to TailTub. You get back a unique URL. Share the URL with others to view results in real-time.
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