Issue 129 — August 16, 2017
APIs as Infrastructure: Future-Proofing Stripe with Versioning
“When it comes to APIs, change isn’t popular.. “
and one way to help is to use a versioning scheme for its URLs, as Stripe has done.
AWS Glue: A New Extract, Transfer, and Load (ETL) Service
A new managed service from AWS for ETL jobs. Uses Spark under the hood and in one region only for now.
Amazon Web Services
GitHub Goes All in on Kubernetes
The story behind how GitHub has scaled, how they evaluated Kubernetes, and what was involved in moving over to using it.
The New Stack
Building a Network for Scale, Flexibility and Performance
When the Incapsula network mitigated a 650 Gbps DDoS flood last year, its CPU was unaffected by the attack. Here’s how the engineering team rebuilt the mitigation platform.
Amazon Macie: Machine-Learning Powered Security for S3
A security service that uses machine learning to automatically discover, classify, and protect sensitive data in AWS.
Amazon Web Services
Manas: Pinterest's High Performing Customized Search System
How Pinterest’s search system finds the most relevant results among +100 billion ‘pins’.
Using the Paint Timing API in Chrome
The Paint Timing API landed in Chrome 60 and allows us to gather paint timing metrics from end users.
The World in Which IPv6 Was A Good Design
Why is IPv6 such a complicated mess compared to IPv4? Here’s some history.
On The (Perceived) Value of EV Certs and Commercial CAs
A discussion and analysis of security and phishing issues related to the popularity of the free Let’s Encrypt, how trust and privacy are different things, and where EV certificates stand.
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Google and CodeFresh Collaborate to Make Kubernetes More Accessible
Amazon Jumps On Kubernetes Bandwagon
AWS is joining the Kubernetes DevOps group, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation, as a platinum member.
Running MongoDB as a microservice with Docker and Kubernetes
Containers are revolutionizing the entire software lifecycle from proofs of concept through development, test, deployment, and support.
Strip Down Apache to Improve Performance and Memory Efficiency
Stripping out unused modules can have a surprising effect.
Real-Time MySQL Performance Monitoring
Using MySQL monitoring tool
to measure key metrics.
Evolution of the Heroku CLI: 2008-2017
The Heroku command line interface started off, like many things do, in Ruby.
Why Morningstar Moved to the Cloud: 97% Cost Reduction
Migrating 1200 Databases From MySQL to Postgres
Gabriel Garrido Calvo
Changing 100M URLs and Living to Tell The Tale
Changing URLs used by millions of users isn’t the easiest task.
AWS Infrastructure Setup: The CleverTap Way
A brief case-study on CleverTap’s evolving AWS environment.
When You See API Rate Limiting as Security
API services and API security have come a long way, but Kin Lane argues that organizations still take too narrow a view of their APIs.
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poormanscdn: An Amazon S3 Caching Proxy Built in Go
Scotty.js: Deploy Static Websites to AWS S3 with a Single Command
Heptio Sonobuoy: A Diagnostic Tool That Makes It Easier to Understand The State of A Kubernetes Cluster