Issue 121 — June 21, 2017
Hacker News Users on Using AWS Lambda in Production
A Hacker News thread with over 100 comments answering the question
‘How was your experience with AWS Lambda
(Amazon’s serverless platform)
Learn Kubernetes Using Minikube and Docker on MacOS
Learn how to manage a Kubernetes cluster using Minikube, a tool that runs a single-node cluster inside a local VM.
Linux Servers at Risk from 'Stack Clash' Memory Corruption Flaw
An important memory corruption defense in Linux, OpenBSD, NetBSD, FreeBSD and Solaris can be bypassed by attackers to obtain root privileges.
The New Stack
Catch Errors Before Your Users Do 💻
With Rollbar, automatically know what’s broken and why. Rollbar detects and alerts you via Slack, HipChat when code breaks. Get stack trace, user data to help you catch errors before your users do.
Liblb: A Study of Load Balancing Algorithms
An empirical study of load balancing approaches using Liblb, a Go library that implements four load balancing algorithms.
Applications of (Pin)trace Data
How Pinterest uses distributed trace data to understand, debug and tune its backend services.
Low Hanging Fruit: Cutting AWS RDS Instance Costs in Half
A look at how AWS RDS’s (Relational Database Service) new start/stop ability makes it possible to reduce costs.
Going Serverless: Running Your First AWS Lambda Function
Very much a heavily detailed introductory walkthrough.
New Apache httpd Release Fixes DoS Flaws
The New Stack
Register for M102: MongoDB for DBAs
Learn everything you need to know to administer a MongoDB installation in production.
Walmart Tells Developers to Stay Away From AWS
New Google Cloud Platform Region in Singapore
DigitalOcean Introducing Object Storage Service
You have to request ‘early access’.
Deploying a Static Blog with Continuous Integration
Deploy An App Into Kubernetes in Less Than 24 Minutes
How To 'Hack' AWS Lambda to Run Docker Containers
Not necessarily a great idea, but an interesting experiment.
Enforcing Kubernetes Network Policies with iptables
Kubermesh: A Kubernetes Variant for Building Fault-Tolerant Infrastructure
Why We Switched From Docker to Serverless
How AWS' Database Services Stack Up Against Oracle’s
Autoscaling for your Heroku dynos
Automatically scale up and down to handle increased workloads and avoid wasting money on idle resources.
Netbyte: Netcat-style Tool for Probing Proprietary TCP and UDP Services
Soundwave: An Open Source Configuration Management Database
nginx-builder: Tools to Make Adding Modules and Building NGINX Easier
Heroku Release Phase: Run Tasks Before a New Release is Deployed