Issue 93 — November 30, 2016
HPACK: The Silent Killer (Feature) of HTTP/2
An overview of the reasons for the development of HPACK header compression and the hidden bandwidth and latency benefits it brings.
Performance Tuning HAProxy
A look at some performance-tuning concepts and a walk through tuning options for HAProxy when installing and configuring it as a load balancer.
Webhook Tester: Easily Test Webhooks and Other Types of HTTP Requests
An online tool that creates disposable URLs to which requests are logged.
Is Your Redis Using Too Much Memory?
RedisMonitor reduces Redis memory usage and saves money by finding large keys, memory leaks, and more. No credit card is required to try it out.
Google Cloud is '50% Cheaper' Than AWS
An attempt at comparing two of the largest cloud providers on their relative costs. Google appears to come out ahead.
The HFT Guy
Kontena 1.0 Released: A Container and Microservices Platform
Kontena is an open source full-stack solution including all the functionality you need to run apps packaged as Docker containers in production.
Syscall Auditing at Scale
The security operations team at Slack has built
to replace Linux’s auditd for better monitoring of Linux servers in production.
How GitLab Knew It Was Time to Leave the Cloud
A look at how GitLab is scaling and why moving away from cloud providers was necessary to get the performance they required.
Tera: A High-Perf Distributed NoSQL Database
A project from Baidu billed as ‘an Internet-scale database’ inspired by Google’s BigTable and designed for real-time applications working at up to petabyte scale.
AWS Organizations: Centrally Manage Multiple AWS Accounts
Amazon has unveiled a new way for you to centrally manage all the AWS accounts your organization owns.
Amazon Web Services
Real Talk about HTTPS
A look at the use of HTTPS on the Web, why you should be using it more, and what Google is doing to push things forward.
Service Wizard: Build a Node Microservice in Seconds
Site Reliability Engineer, NYT Beta at The New York Times
Our goal is to build and maintain tools used by developers and engineers in product development and delivery. Join the team responsible for creating the various systems we use to operate the NYT in a reliable manner.
The New York Times
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Docker and Canonical Partner on CS Docker Engine
Stable maintained releases of Docker will be published by Docker as snap packages on Ubuntu.
State of the Serverless Community Survey Results
AWS Lambda takes 96% of the market so far.
SAP Tests Kubernetes for Cloud-Native Enterprise Software Deployments
The New Stack
The Healthcare Industry Is Rapidly Adopting DreamFactory
Learn how the DreamFactory REST API service platform is being used by the Healthcare Industry, and get inspired with some recent customer examples.
Creating A Cache-Aware HTTP/2 Server Push Mechanism
Learn how to create a cache-aware HTTP/2 server push mechanism using a back-end language and cookies.
An S3 Static Site with SSL and Automatic Deploys using Travis
Manually Testing SSL/TLS Weaknesses - 2016 Edition
How to Make Your Database 200x Faster Without Having to Pay More?
A look at producing faster ‘almost perfect’ answers in analytics/BI scenarios.
HTTP/2: What, Where, Why and When?
Ignite: Ansible Wizardry 101
This talk covers the basics of Ansible, a powerful IT automation tool, and how you can harness it in your team.
Serverless Architecture in Short
“Why PaaS and Docker might not be useful anymore.”
Find and Fix Node.js Errors Faster (and have fun doing it)
Quickly pinpoint what’s broken and why. Get the context and insights to defeat all Node errors.
An XSS (Cross-Site Scripting) Game
Learn about cross-site scripting vulnerabilities and perform a few of your own to progress through the challenges.
Lambdoku: A Heroku-Like Experience When Using AWS Lambda
Scout2: Security Auditing Tool for AWS Environments
NCC Group Plc
Wayback Machine Downloader: Download An Entire Site from Wayback Machine
Redis Docker: A Ready-to-Use Redis Environment on Docker