Issue 99 — January 18, 2017
How Reddit Does Caching with memcached
Daniel Ellis, an engineer at Reddit, shares a lot of details about how Reddit’s caching infrastructure works. It’s great to see real world details of this nature.
Screwdriver: Continuous Delivery Build System for Dynamic Infrastructure
Yahoo has open sourced
, a streamlined build system designed for continuous delivery in production at scale for dynamic infrastructure.
Google Infrastructure Security Design Overview
A white paper that covers how Google designs security into the heart of their technical infrastructure.
Google Cloud Platform
The Lead Developer 1-day conference for Tech Leads. 21 Feb, New York.
As Tech Lead, how do you find the time to manage a team, keep up with new tech and develop yourself? Attend The Lead Developer New York 2017, featuring practical advice from experts on leadership, team culture and the latest technologies.
White October Events
Solving the Web Performance Crisis
In a 40 minute talk originally given internally at Microsoft, Web performance engineer Nolan Lawson looks at performance best practices and the latest advances in tooling.
4 Load Testing Mistakes Developers Love to Make
When you’re performance testing your code it’s easy to let the data give you a false sense of security.
How Flickr Didn't Add A Single Byte of Storage in 2016
In a tale resembling
Mail.ru’s 50PB to 32PB drop
, the photo storage site Flickr managed to go a whole year without adding any extra storage.
Modernizing Our Progressive Enhancement Delivery
A look at how Filament Group is utilizing HTTP/2 for speed and Service Workers for offline connections.
Migrating From Heroku to Amazon Web Services (AWS) using Docker
A company moved from Heroku to AWS by putting their apps into containers and then moving them over to ECS.
Managing Docker Containers with Ansible
Ansible is a great tool for configuring a host server to support and orchestrate Docker deployments.
Making Microservices More Resilient with Circuit Breaking
‘Circuit breaking’ is the idea of shutting off traffic to an instance if requests to it fail too frequently.
New Serverless Framework for Kubernetes Focuses on Dev Productivity
Fission is a new framework for serverless functions on Kubernetes.
A New RFC Archive at the National Library of Sweden
The Internet’s formative standards documents are to be formally archived.
How to Defend Against DDoS Attacks
Imperva CISO Shahar Ben-Hador looks at DDoS attacks and what companies can do to defend against these attacks in a live webinar.
Devs Reverse Engineer 16,000 Android Apps, Find Keys to AWS Accounts
Avoid hard coding keys and ‘secrets’ into your apps.
Google AMP Cache, AMP Lite, and The Need for Speed
A look at two recent improvements: optimized image delivery and a project called “AMP Lite.”
Google Developers Blog
Azure SQL Database Doubles Read and Write Performance
Using Docker for Automating Honeypots or Malware Sandboxes
Containers from Scratch (without using Docker or rkt)
Edge Introduces Support for Content Security Policy Level 2
Using Fiddler's Autoresponder to Mock API Responses
[Webinar] How to be a Performance Driven Engineer
Access this recording on guidelines, insights & principles for a performance-driven engineering mindset.
40 Windows Server Performance Monitoring Tools
Awesome-APIs: A Curated List of APIs from Around the Web
Over 200 resources linked here.
Crowbar: A Wrapper for Writing AWS Lambda Functions in Rust
Symfony, Ansible and Your Staging Server Set Up in One Hour
doddns: A Dynamic DNS Client for Digital Ocean