Issue 98 — January 11, 2017
How Stack Overflow Plans to Survive The Next DNS Attack
Covers things like choosing between and benchmarking different DNS providers and deliberately breaking DNS to measure impact.
How Facebook Built a Billion User Load Balancer
A 40 minute talk that looks at how Facebook scales their load balancing infrastructure globally.
Patrick Shuff, Facebook
GitHub on Moving Persistent Data Out of Redis
GitHub has heavily used Redis, the data structure server, as both a cache and for persistent storage. This post explains why they’re pulling back from the latter.
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HTTP/2 Server Push and Service Workers: The Perfect Partnership
HTTP/2 Server Push and Service Workers could have a significantly positive impact on your site’s load times.
Build a Custom CMS for a Serverless Static Site Generator
How to build the bare bones of a static site generator with content authored by an admin user via a standard web form, with no database necessary.
Offline Caching Causing Duplicate Asset Downloads
‘How Removing Caching Improved Mobile Performance by 25%’
, this demonstrates how caching isn’t a performance win in every instance.
status.sh: Bash Script to Generate A Static Status Page
A simple easy to customize Bash script to generate a static status page. Displays status of websites, services (HTTP, SAP, MySQL…) and ping.
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Let’s Encrypt 2016 In Review
Have gone from 200,000 to over 20 million active certificates in a year.
MongoDB Ransom Attacks Soar, Hits 27,000 in Hours
Content Delivery Networks Move Closer to the Network Edge
DreamFactory open source REST API platform
Develop apps faster. DreamFactory automatically turns any database into a REST API platform in minutes.
A thorough guide to
, an incredibly useful tool that lets you monitor processes on Linux.
Creating a $15 Production Kubernetes Cluster on DigitalOcean
Johannes 'fish' Ziemke
Using Chaos Monkey Whenever You Feel Like It
Slightly more predictable chaos engineering, or ‘chaos on demand’.
Use AWS Roles and Secure Your Access Keys with MFA
Kaveh Mousavi Zamani
Building A $0 Docker Swarm in Seconds
Using ‘play-with-docker’ to set up a Docker Swarm instance.
Nils De Moor
Building a Raspberry Pi Zero Swarm with OTG Networking
Analyzing AWS Detailed Billing Reports Using BigQuery and ReDash
Vulcand: Live Long and Proxy
A look at the API Gateway Pattern and its place in the emerging world of microservices.
13 Scaling-Related Lessons I Learned As A Software Engineer
Adam Pahlevi Baihaqi
2017 Container Trends: Winter is Coming
Instrumentation: The First Four Things You Measure
The first in a series of posts exploring best practices and stories around instrumentation.
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FreshCerts: An ACME Certificate Protocol Proxy Client with Dashboard and Monitoring
A good centralized place to manage your Let’s Encrypt certificates, perhaps.
Seaweed-FS: A Scalable Distributed File System
Chisel: A Fast TCP Tunnel Transported Over HTTP