How Web3 and a mesh organizational design can turn challenges into opportunities
Posted on March 4, 2023, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
We're in a new era (or at least the early days of a new chapter)—not just a new period in our technological history but also a new paradigm for how people work and contribute to solving problems. One significant challenge I've found in working with leaders is that most organizations are not designed to adapt—let alone thrive—in this new era. By Jen Kelchner.
Tags distributed infosec blockchain web-development app-development
Various debugging methods in OpenResty
Posted on February 27, 2023, Level intermediate Resource Length short
In OpenResty's communication group, developers often ask this question: How do debug in OpenResty? As far as I know, there are some tools in OpenResty that support breakpoint debugging, including a plugin in VSCode, but they are not widely used so far. Including the author agentzh and a few contributors I know, everyone uses the simplest ngx.log and ngx.say to do debugging. By @api7.ai.
Tags programming performance devops distributed apis
What are Webhook Gateways?
Posted on January 25, 2023, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
A webhook gateway is a webhook management tool that sits between a webhooks provider and webhooks consumer. It acts as a reverse and forward proxy for webhooks. It can be deployed by both the API provider that sends webhooks and the consumer that receives webhooks to handle webhook events multiplexing and de-multiplexing respectively. By Subomi Oluwalana.
Tags event-driven distributed apis web-development cio
Event-driven APIs with webhook and API Gateway
Posted on January 24, 2023, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
This post elaborates on building event-driven APIs by making use of Webhook and API Gateway, we understand the role of each in this solution. By Bobur Umurzokov.
Tags aws event-driven distributed apis web-development serverless
AWS Lambda: Resilience under-the-hood
Posted on January 23, 2023, Level intermediate Resource Length long
AWS Lambda comprises over 80 services working together to provide the serverless compute service that it offers to customers. Under the hood, many of these services are built on top of Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2) instances, provisioned within Availability Zones. However, AWS Lambda is a Regional service. By Adrian Hornsby (Principal System Dev Engineer) and Marcia Villalba (Principal Developer Advocate).
Tags aws distributed apis app-development serverless
NVIDIA Grace CPU superchip architecture in depth
Posted on January 20, 2023, Level beginner Resource Length long
NVIDIA Grace CPU is the first data center CPU developed by NVIDIA. By combining NVIDIA expertise with Arm processors, on-chip fabrics, System-on-Chip (SoC) design, and resilient high-bandwidth low-power memory technologies, the NVIDIA Grace CPU was built from the ground up to create the world's first superchips for computing. By Jonathon Evans, Ian Finder, Ivan Goldwasser, John Linford, Vishal Mehta, Daniel Ruiz and Mathias Wagner.
Tags miscellaneous cloud performance software distributed
Kotlin coroutines - A comprehensive introduction
Posted on January 18, 2023, Level intermediate Resource Length long
This article introduces Kotlin coroutines, a powerful tool for asynchronous programming. Kotlin's coroutines fall under the umbrella of structured concurrency. They implement a model of concurrency which you can consider similar to Java virtual threads, Cats Effect and ZIO fibers. By Daniel Ciocîrlan.
Tags kotlin java app-development programming jvm distributed
NGINX ingress controller hardening guide
Posted on November 27, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length short
This guide describes, what of the different configurations described in those guides is already implemented as default in the nginx implementation of kubernetes ingress. By @kubernetes.github.io.
Tags nginx infosec devops cloud distributed apis servers
How to program an IoT device in Elixir using Nerves?
Posted on September 9, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length short
Elixir is a great choice language for IoT devices due to its fault-tolerant nature, but also because of the ability to handle a lot of concurrent I/O operations thanks to the BEAM scheduler running under the hood. By Artur Ziętkiewicz.
Tags iot elixir servers performance distributed apis
Uber freight carrier metrics with near-real-time analytics
Posted on September 7, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length long
Uber Freight has been around since 2016 and is dedicated to provide a platform to seamlessly connect shippers with carriers. We're simplifying the lives of trucking companies by providing a platform for carriers to browse through all available shipment opportunities with upfront pricing and book with the tap of a button, and making the fulfillment process more scalable and efficient. By Ujwala Tulshigiri, Yeqing Lu, Ting Chen, Branden Colen.
Tags data-science apache event-driven messaging distributed devops
Securing Kafka infrastructure at Uber
Posted on June 27, 2022, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Uber has one of the largest deployments of Apache Kafka® in the world. It empowers a large number of real-time workflows at Uber, including pub-sub message buses for passing event data from the rider and driver apps, as well as financial transaction events between the backend services. By Prateek Agarwal, Ryan Turner, and KK Sriramadhesikan.
Tags software-architecture infosec devops performance queues messaging streaming distributed
Distributed ledger technology 101
Posted on June 8, 2022, Level beginner Resource Length long
The terms "blockchain" and "distributed ledger technology" (DLT) may be widely used but are not always well understood. This article explains the differences between them. Rather than covering the technical aspects in depth, we will focus on how and why these technologies have the potential to disrupt existing business models and perhaps even create entirely new ones. By Bankless Publishing.
Tags cloud big-data distributed