Issue 68 — June 1, 2016
Running .NET Core on Docker
A walkthrough of creating a ‘Hello World’ Web service with .NET Core and C# on a Mac, running it with Docker, then deploying it to AWS.
How PerfOps Revolutionized Performance at Marks & Spencer
At LDNWebPerf, Andrew gave a high level talk about how a major UK supermarket’s approach to performance has changed over time.
Learn Docker by Building a Microservice (in Node)
A complete Node-based walkthrough to building a microservice that uses Docker. A handy intro if you’ve not done it before.
Free eBook: Understanding the Docker Ecosystem
In this free eBook, we introduce the Docker Hub, Docker Engine, Kitematic, Docker Machine, Docker Swarm, Docker Compose, Docker Cloud, and Data Center. Learn what they are and how they work.
Stop Painting and Have A Meaningful Interaction
“Time to First Meaningful Interaction” seems more useful than merely how quite bytes arrive to the browser.
A Look At The Modern WordPress Server Stack
WordPress turned 13 years old last month and it’s now the most popular CMS out there. The stack it runs on top of has had to evolve significantly to deal with modern scaling challenges.
SSL/TLS and PKI Timeline
A comprehensive listing of the most important events impacting the Web security ecosystem.
RFC 7873: Domain Name System (DNS) Cookies
A proposed standard to improve the security of DNS with a simple transactional approach.
CloudFlare Is Ruining The Internet (For Me)
CloudFlare is a good CDN but could its security features be affecting visitors from non-Western countries disproportionately?
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New Data: Americans Are Abandoning Wired Home Internet
Performance over mobile networks is only becoming more important.
HTTP Archive Switches to Chrome
The HTTP Archive crawls the world’s top URLs twice each month and records detailed information.
You Can Now Export Redis Snapshots from ElastiCache to Amazon S3
Introducing Google Container Engine 'Node Pools'
Groups of machines with the same config.
Google Cloud Platform
Interested in Kubernetes?
Learn the basics of Deis Workflow, the Open Source PaaS built on Kubernetes & Docker.
Serving a Rails App over HTTPS using NGINX and Let's Encrypt
How to Interpret and Report Your Performance Test Results
(so people actually read them)
5 Useful Tips to Make Your Hadoop Deployment Robust
Deploying Amazon Lambda Functions with Ansible
How Netflix Caches App Data Using SSDs
The Netflix Tech Blog
How Opsee Chose A Container Orchestration Platform
How New Relic Instruments Microservice Workloads
The New Stack
What We Talk About When We Talk About Web Performance
The Nine Traits of Successful Web Performance Teams
AMP Offers a Window Of Opportunity to SEOs
In A Dev-Test-Ops Environment, How Much Testing Is Enough?
Use atop for Linux Server Performance Analysis, Here's Why
One Call to Rule Them All
Access SQL and NoSQL databases across multiple servers with a singular REST API. Free, open source platform.
Dockerize Me: A Tool to Dockerize Your Apps using Best Practices
Mount your app into a /code folder, then run this tool to generate a Dockerfile.
crontab.guru: An Online Cron Schedule Expression Editor
Postlight Mercury: Instant AMPification for Your Site
Claims to enable the rapid deployment of AMP (Accelerated Mobile Pages) on your site.
wsta: A CLI Tool for Working With WebSocket APIs
hydra: Run Your Own Low-Latency OAuth2 and OpenID Provider