Issue 84 — September 21, 2016
What is OpenResty? The World's 5th Most-Used Web Server
OpenResty is a ‘superset’ of NGINX that’s bundled with LuaJIT and numerous 3rd-party NGINX modules. Tumblr has recently moved over to it.
Tuning NGINX for Better Performance
Here’s how to tune an out-of-the-box instance of NGINX to get more out of an already high-performance web server with a few common tuning parameters.
Understanding REST and RPC For HTTP APIs
The differences between REST and RPC for APIs, along with some use cases for each approach.
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DevOps: A History in 30 Minutes
Nell Shamrell-Harrington takes us on a journey through each stage of the DevOps movement and why things played out the way they did.
Kong: Open-Source API & Microservice Management
Secure and manage your APIs and Microservices with plugins for auth, logging, rate-limiting, etc. Built on NGINX and written in Lua.
Reasoning About Performance (In The Context of Search)
Dan Luu, a senior engineer at Microsoft (and formerly Google), shares a lot of great insights into how to think about performance. Bread and butter stuff from a true expert.
CloudFlare Introduces TLS 1.3
TLS 1.3 is a big speed boost for encrypted Web connections. Nick Sullivan looks at how and why.
How to Build A Serverless Node.js Microservice on AWS Lambda
A developer quickly shares his approach to ‘going serverless’ and building a CRUD API with AWS Lambda, API Gateway and DynamoDB.
Paul Matthew Jaworski
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Varnish Cache 5.0 Released
Oracle Takes Aim At AWS with Cheap, Fast Public and Hybrid Cloud
Announcing the Free NGINX Cookbook Series
NGINX has partnered up with O’Reilly.
Oracle Is Gunning for AWS with New Infrastructure Offering
Larry Ellison has a message for Amazon Web Services: Oracle will give Amazon a run for its money in the cloud market.
Blair Hanley Frank
Google: 53% of Mobile Users Abandon Sites That Take Longer Than 3 Seconds to Load
Creating Ocean Networks with Drones That Roam the Seas
The New Stack
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Test-Drive Docker Healthcheck in 10 Mins
Did you know that your Docker container can check-in on itself and let you know whether it’s still functioning as expected?
How to Set Up a Distributed Elixir Cluster on Amazon EC2
A very easy to follow guide with plenty of detail.
Benjamin Tan Wei Hao
dhcplb: Facebook's DHCP Load Balancer
Not many people
a DHCP relayer, but Facebook use this in production.
How Auth0 Scaled Login Transactions with Bcrypt as a Service
All Quiet in the IPv4 Internet?
A new study measures 1.2 billion unique IPv4 addresses for a glimpse of what IPv4 usage activity is like.
How MailChimp Does Performance Testing with SSDs
What It Costs to Run Let's Encrypt
A Whirlwind Tour Through The HTTP2 Spec
How CoreOS Tectonic is Streamlining Kubernetes for the Enterprise
The New Stack
Thoughts on AWS API Gateway
It’s not good news, but at least I learnt about
Peter B Smith
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