Issue 97 — January 4, 2017
Efficient Storage: How Mail.Ru Went From Storing 50 PB to 32 PB
Russia’s largest free email service wanted to cut costs. This is the in-depth tale of how they freed up 18 petabytes of space with deduplication.
Cherami: Uber's Distributed, Highly Available Message Queue System
A distributed, scalable, durable, and highly available message queue system built at Uber to transport asynchronous tasks. It’s built in Go.
Cloudflare's 2017 Internet Predictions
Thoughts on DDoS attacks, QUIC, IPv6, mobile traffic, and DNS security.
How to Improve Your Website Performance
Is sFTP the best protocol for transferring HTTP headers?
Speed Index Tips and Tricks
Speed Index is a key web performance metric based around page rendering times. Joseph Gannon takes a closer look at working with it.
Why The Fuss About Serverless?
Somehow we missed this enjoyable explanation and analysis from a month ago :-)
DNSimple Introduces Certification Authority Authorization (CAA) Records
A DNS record type that indicates to certificate authorities if they should issue certificates for a domain.
How and Why The Leap Second Affected Cloudflare DNS
Cloudflare suffered an interesting outage on New Year’s Day following the passing of a leap second added to 2016.
Even Faster Images using HTTP2 and Progressive JPEGs
How to use HTTP2 Server Push along with progressive JPEG scan layers to maximize rendering performance for key images.
View A Site's 'Skeleton' by Resetting All Styling to Default
A simple proxy that strips away CSS — a good way to check how your site will behave if styles fail to load.
Daniel McLaughlin and Eric Bailey
Lead Infrastructure Engineer - AWS/Terraform/Docker (Remote First/Bay Area)
We're profitable, growing rapidly, and future-proofing with a ground-up build of our long-term infrastructure using microservices hosted on AWS/Terraform/ECS/Docker. Be a founding member.
NET Core 2.0 Planned for Spring 2017
Blue Ocean: A Rethinking of the Jenkins Experience
Complimentary 2-Week Trial to Forward Courses
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Using Pipelines to Manage Environments with Infrastructure as Code
Docker is Supported on the $9 C.H.I.P. Computer
DCCP: The Socket Type You Probably Never Heard of
A transport layer protocol that draws on both TCP and UDP.
A Look At Portainer: A UI for Docker
How Shell Oil Is Taking DevOps and Agile to the Cutting Edge
The New Stack
The Rise and Fall of the Gopher Protocol
A fascinating (and long) story from the Internet of the 1990s.
The Hidden Costs of Data Engineering
Managing databases in today's environments presents many complex problems. See the impact in this 2016 survey.
Making A Cheap Scalable Image Server with AWS
Gone in 60 Milliseconds: How Serverless Services Can Be Attacked
AWS Snowmobile: Massive Exabyte-Scale Data Transfer Service
It’s basically a 45 foot long shipping container.
Amazon Web Services, Inc
simplehttp2server: A Simple HTTP/2 Server for Development
unpkg: A Fast, Global CDN for Things Published to npm
A Table of AWS Inter-Region Latency
Ofelia: A Docker Job Scheduler (aka crontab for Docker)
awslambdaproxy: An AWS Lambda-Powered HTTP(s)/SOCKS Web Proxy