Issue 85 — September 28, 2016
What I Wish I Had Known Before Scaling Uber to 1000 Services
A senior engineer at Uber shares a lot of lessons learnt while scaling up the technology behind the service.
Microsoft Announces General Availability of Windows Server 2016
Microsoft’s new server operating system is finally here. You might also enjoy learning
top 10 features sysadmins need to know about.
How Uber Manages 1M Writes/Second Using Mesos and Cassandra
Uber needs to store location data sent out every 30 seconds by both driver and rider apps. It’s built a custom solution on top of Cassandra and Mesos to cope.
Free eBook: Why Continuous Integration Is Important
In this eBook, we will walk you through the benefits of Continuous Integration not only from a development team's perspective but also from a business perspective.
Gravitational Teleport: Modern SSH Server for Clusters and Teams
Intended as a replacement for
with certificate-based access, 2 factor auth, recording and replaying of sessions, and more.
Kubernetes The Hard Way: Setting Up Kubernetes Without Scripts
Learn something through bootstrapping Kubernetes the ‘hard way’ on Google Cloud Platform or Amazon EC2 in this thorough guide.
Are DDoS Attacks a Threat to the Decentralised Internet?
CloudFlare’s Marek Majkowski shows off how they deal with L3 attacks and IP spoofing and why it’s difficult to fight against.
The technical details of how Twitter safely deploys widgets.js to keep things simple for publishers, catch mistakes early, and avoid negative customer impact.
AWS Video Training Author (Freelance, Part-time)
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Kubernetes 1.4 Released
AWS Launches New M4 Instance Type: M4.16xlarge
It offers 64 vCPUs, 256GB RAM, and 20Gbps network performance.
150,000 IoT Devices Behind A 1Tbps DDoS Attack on OVH
Introducing Docker for Windows Server 2016
Containers on Windows Server 2016 are powered by Docker.
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.
DevOps from Scratch, Part 1: Vagrant and Ansible
Using HTTP/2 for Google App Engine Local Development
Optimizing Optimizing: Insights That Led to A 400% Speedup of PowerDNS
A Rare Tour Of Microsoft's Hyperscale Datacenters
Microsoft opened the doors to its Quincy facilities for a lesson in datacenter design.
Timothy Prickett Morgan
How CircleCI Uses Rollbar to Level Up Their Continuous Delivery
How Software-Defined Storage Impacts Containers
How container storage has evolved over the years, as well as the parallels between VMs and containers when running functions, and how open source is affecting the container landscape.
The New Stack
How Qbox Saved 50% per Month on AWS Bills Using Kubernetes and Supergiant
The Zen of High Performance Messaging with NATS
Originally written in Ruby, and then rewritten in Go, a NATS server can now push over 11M messages per second.
Waldemar Quevedo Salinas
Let's Build a CI/CD Pipeline
Jean De Klerk
Ask HN: What Are The Best Practises for Using SSH Keys?
Distributed Transactions: The 'Icebergs' of Microservices
The Server at 'Peak x86'
Thoughts (backed by lots of data) that x86 is at its peak in the datacenter.
Timothy Prickett Morgan
kenv: Environment File Injector for Kubernetes Resources
Node.js application performance monitoring
See where your app needs optimizing - like queries, cache and http requests - and who wrote the slow code.
Dingo: A Caching DNS Proxy in Go for Google's DNS Over HTTPS
It effectively encrypts your DNS traffic.
lua-resty-auto-ssl: Let's Encrypt SSL Reg and Renewal Inside NGINX
Seamless free SSL certificates on-the-fly from within NGINX and OpenResty.