Issue 64 — May 4, 2016
How Stack Overflow Does Deployment - 2016 Edition
The latest in a line of great posts digging into the processes, technologies and tools behind deploying Stack Overflow (the programmers’ Q+A site).
How HTTP/2 Will Speed Up the Web
A guide explaining HTTP/2 from the basics up - this could be a handy high level resource to share with others within your organization.
Learn OAuth2 By Playing Zork
An interesting attempt at providing a learning experience for picking up OAuth2 via playing a classic text adventure game, Zork.
Download free eBook: Running a MEAN Web Application in Docker Containers on AWS
This free Codeship eBook will teach you how to install and run a web application on the MEAN stack and how to host this app in Docker containers on AWS.
Book: 'Site Reliability Engineering: How Google Runs Production Systems'
A collection of essays and articles brought together by key members of Google’s Site Reliability Team.
DevOps Gold Nuggets: Scaling Down Gracefully with AWS Lambda and HAProxy
An unconventional use of AWS Lambda and HAProxy to scale down infrastructure requirements on the fly without affecting existing users.
Slacker: Fast Distribution with Lazy Docker Containers
An introduction to a paper analyzing what happens when you ‘docker run’ a container image and a look at ‘Slacker’, a Docker storage driver optimized for fast startup.
The Morning Paper
Container-Ready Rails 5
“Rails 5 will be the easiest release ever to get running on Heroku,” says Richard Schneeman, before showing off how it’ll take just five lines at the command prompt. But how does it work?
From Application Metrics to Customer Experience Metrics
An interesting look at how a major train ticket company in the UK uses dashboards and metrics to improve customer experience.
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CloudFlare Announces Support for HTTP/2 Server Push
CloudFlare boasts that ‘more than 70% of sites that use HTTP/2 are served via CloudFlare.’
Book: 'Microservices for Java Architects'
Papertrail: Frustration-free log management. Get started in seconds.
A hosted log management service that lets you aggregate, tail, search, and react to log messages in a jiffy. Enjoy Papertrail’s free plan - no credit card required.
Reducing JPEG File Sizes for the Web
Improving Angular Performance with 1 Line of Code
Deploying a Static Site with Cron and Git
Infrastructure As Code: Automating AWS EC2 VMs with SaltStack
Aymen El Amri
Using NGINX on Heroku to Serve Single Page Apps and Avoid CORS
Codeless API Reshaping with AWS API Gateway
Name Calling: A Look at Server Naming Conventions
Why Redis Beats Memcached for Caching
The Seven Biggest Challenges of Deployment to ECS
Auto-generated APIs for any database
Powerful API automation for standardization, portability, and scale. Free dev environment for testing and rapid prototyping.
handy-nginx-includes: 'Best Practice' NGINX Configuration Includes
uvloop: Blazing Fast Async Python Networking Framework