Issue 76 — July 28, 2016
Performing A/B Testing with NGINX
A thorough guide exploring how NGINX can help with A/B testing, by routing traffic based either on a hashing algorithm or client characteristics.
How AWS Powered Amazon’s Biggest Day Ever
Amazon accounted for 74% of all US consumer e-commerce on Prime Day 2016 — here’s how their infrastructure scaled up to match the traffic surge.
HTTPS is Hard: Moving a Major Site to HTTPS
Steve Workman takes us through a 9-month journey of how Yell.com moved to HTTPS.
Download free eBook: Why Containers and Docker are the Future
In this eBook we will have a look at the Traditional Stack, the Virtual Machine Stack and the Container Stack.
Microservices: The Organizational and People Impact
How does deploying microservices affect your dev and ops teams, team leads, and your organization as a whole? Daniel Bryant explains.
How to Set Up Multiple Secure Sites using LXD Containers
A complete walkthrough of creating multiple secure (SSL/TLS, Qualys SSL Labs A+) sites within
containers using HAProxy and Let’s Encrypt.
Security-as-a-Service Startup StackPath Nabs $180M, Makes 4 Acquisitions
Big industry news. StackPath believes it has the key (and size) to fighting malicious hackers once and for all. It has acquired MaxCDN, Fireblade, Cloak and Staminus to see out its goals.
Load Balancing WebSocket Connections
A look at the problems and solutions around scaling up the management of WebSocket connections.
Senior Web Developer, Washington, DC, Slate
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with the rest of our team in Washington, DC. We're putting a new front end and CMS on top of our Django Content API. Come join us.
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The Creators of Pokémon Go Are Hiring Somebody to Help Them Fix The Servers
Probably not a huge surprise given its rapid popularity.
Let's Encrypt Gets Full Support for IPv6
Electric Cloud Automates Rolling Deployments for Zero-Downtime Updates
The New Stack
Supplement Your Income Sharing Your AWS & Dev Knowledge
Teach & inspire learners worldwide. Grow & establish your personal brand. Be an author. Make a difference.
Testing HTTP APIs With SuperTest, a Node-Powered HTTP Assertions Tool
Writing systemd Units
Designing Easily Unit Testable AWS Lambda Functions
Deploy a Highly-Available MongoDB Replica Set on AWS
A comprehensive guide to setting up your own cluster.
Monitoring Elasticsearch at Scale
How SmartNews Built a Content Recommendation Engine on AWS
SmartNews is a heavily data-driven organization and its use of numerous tools and services is striking.
I Wanna Go Fast: HTTPS' Massive Speed Advantage
How I Built An App with 500,000 Users in 5 Days on a $100/mo Server
The Scary Leap From SysOps to DevOps
Rebuilding a career, jumping into the unknown
How Twitter's Source Code for Vine Was Obtained
A white hat was able to download Vine’s entire source code by getting hold of its Docker images.
Entropy/IP: Uncovering Structure in IPv6 Addresses
An academic paper.
Foremski, Plonka, Berger
Economics May Drive 'Serverless'
Kubernetes at Box: Microservices at Maximum Velocity
Find and Fix App Errors Faster (and have fun doing it)
Quickly pinpoint what’s broken and why. Get the context and insights to defeat all Software application errors.
rktnetes Brings rkt Container Engine to Kubernetes
GitFTP-Deploy: Dead Simple FTP-Deployments for Smaller Projects
A commercial tool with a trial.
AWS API Info: A Handy Quick Lookup Reference to AWS's APIs