Generating UUIDs at scale on the Web
Posted on July 10, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length long
Can you trust every browser to generate globally unique identifiers at scale? At Teads, we have tried, and the answer is yes, with a few caveats. This article describes the experiments we've run and the discoveries we made along the way. By Matthieu Wipliez, senior software engineer @ Teads.
Fastly edge compute explained
Posted on July 5, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Fastly (FSLY) has experienced an incredible run over the past several weeks. In this post author will spend time examining how Fastly has approached building new technologies in the past and what this might mean for their future edge compute offering. By softwarestackinvesting.com.
Working with Terraform and Kubernetes
Posted on July 3, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length short
Philipp Strube form Kubestack put together this article about Kubestack provisions managed Kubernetes services like AKS, EKS and GKE using Terraform but also integrates cluster services from Kustomize bases into the GitOps workflow.
Service mesh comparison: Istio vs Linkerd
Posted on June 29, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
From the latest CNCF annual survey, it is pretty clear that a lot of people are showing high interest in service mesh in their project and many are already using in Production. Nearly 69% are evaluating Istio, and 64% are evaluating Linkerd. By infracloud.io.
Host a static site using Linode Object Storage
Posted on June 28, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Static site generators are a popular solution for creating simple, fast, flexible, and attractive websites that are easy to update. Traditionally, these static HTML files would be served by a web server (like NGINX or Apache) running on a Linode. Using Object Storage to host your static site files means you do not have to worry about maintaining your site's infrastructure. By linode.com.
How to get big results with a small SRE team
Posted on June 27, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
One responsibility of every site reliability engineering team is to help other engineers deliver changes quickly and safely to customers. By Pierre Vincent Head of Site Reliability Engineering, Glofox.
How to reuse AWS S3 bucket for multiple serverless framework deployments
Posted on June 25, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
When using Serverless Framework, the default behaviour is the creation of a S3 bucket for each serverless.yml file, since they are treated as separated projects. By Eduardo Rabelo on serverlessguru.com.
Two-Factor Authentication (2FA) for SSH with Google Authenticator
Posted on June 18, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length short
If you've ever signed up for a Google, Github, or Twitter account then you've likely come across two-factor authentication. Adding in two-factor logins to SSH then seems like a no brainer. It provides a much-needed extra security layer on an otherwise very vulnerable port of entry to your server. By serverauth.com.
Build your first data warehouse with Airflow on GCP
Posted on June 2, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
What are the steps in building a data warehouse? What cloud technology should you use? How to use Airflow to orchestrate your pipeline? By Tuan Nguyen.
How does public key encryption work? | Public key cryptography and SSL
Posted on June 1, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length short
Public key encryption, also known as asymmetric encryption, uses two separate keys instead of one shared one: a public key and a private key. Public key encryption is an important technology for Internet security. By cloudflare.com.
Healthcare analytics platform reference architecture
Posted on May 23, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
This document explains the architecture of the healthcare analytics platform—a set of tools on Google Cloud that helps you process clinical and operational healthcare data—to researchers, data scientists, IT teams, and business analysts. By cloud.google.com.
Utilising hashes in Hiera to reduce code complexity
Posted on May 5, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Darren Gipson wrote this piece about their effort to standardize the Puppet code design. They have moved as much of the data layer as possible to Hiera. Hiera is a built-in key-value configuration data lookup system, used for separating data from Puppet code.
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