How database replication works
Posted on April 1, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Databases are an essential piece of almost every software product. A database is an organized place to store data. At some point, every company realizes that the amount of data they have increases over time. They cannot afford to lose all the accumulated information. By Dmytro Khmelenko.
How OpenX Trains and serves for a million queries per second in under 15 milliseconds
Posted on February 23, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Adtech is an industry built on latency at scale. At OpenX this means that during peak traffic periods our exchange processes more than one million requests for ads every second, most of which require a response in under 300 milliseconds. By Larry Price, OpenX.
Operating Lambda: Application design
Posted on February 22, 2021, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
In the Operating Lambda series, I cover important topics for developers, architects, and systems administrators who are managing AWS Lambda-based applications. This three-part series discusses application design for Lambda-based applications. By James Beswick.
Understanding Unikernels: The future of cloud computing, probably
Posted on February 21, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Having used Containers, Kubernetes and Serverless (a lot!) over the last few years, I catch myself wondering 'What next?' when it comes to more efficient, faster and secure units of computing. By Nithin Jois.
AWS X-Ray in 5 minutes
Posted on February 20, 2021, Level beginner Resource Length short
X-Ray is AWS's distributed tracing system. What the hell is a distributed tracing system? That means that you can trace requests as they travel through your architecture. By John T Earl.
How do routers work, really?
Posted on September 21, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
This is the inside view of how exactly a router operates. You only need to know this if you are poking inside a router implementation. If that is the case, my condolences. By Kamila Součková.
Symfony messenger with SQS and SNS aws-services
Posted on August 13, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
Let' checkout how to connect Symfony with Amazon SQS and SNS Services by using a Symfony component. By Stefan Pöltl.
WebAssembly: Introduction to WebAssembly using Go
Posted on June 30, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
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.
Remote work: How global teams collaborate across time zones
Posted on May 1, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length medium
Laura Heisman is an author of this article about how they have built and managed very successful global teams through the years and share some great insight on how to work with dispersed teams around the world.