How to scale and secure Django application with Docker, Nginx, and Let's Encrypt
Posted on August 7, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length short
In cloud-based environments, there are multiple ways to scale and secure a Django application. By scaling horizontally, and running several copies of your app, you can build a more fault-tolerant and highly-available system, while also increasing its throughput so that requests can be processed simultaneously. By Hanif Jetha.
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.
Setting SSL/TLS protocol versions with PostgreSQL 12
Posted on March 28, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
Straight to the point tutorial about setting SSL/TLS protocol versions in open source database PostgresQL. Published by Peter Eisentraut.
Event-driven servers: An Intuitive Study
Posted on March 4, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length medium
James Lim out together this piece about short explainer of event-driven servers, intended to help readers gain an intuitive understanding of event loops.
What is the best CPU for gaming in 2020?
Posted on February 8, 2020, Level beginner Resource Length long
We've tested all the top AMD and Intel processors to help you make the right choice. By Dave James.
Covariant uses simple robot and gigantic neural net to automate warehouse picking
Posted on February 6, 2020, Level intermediate Resource Length long
A massive neural network connects cameras, a robot arm, and a suction gripper in Covariant's logistics system. By Evan Ackerman.
Full text search with Node.js and ElasticSearch on Docker
Posted on September 18, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length long
An article by Michele Riva about building the search engine for simple REST API using Node.js and ElasticSearch. ElasticSearch is a search engine server built on top of Lucene with an amazing distributed-architecture support.
Agile metrics: the ultimate guide
Posted on July 28, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length long
This guide has everything you need to know about agile metrics. So if you want to understand all the different metrics you can measure and how to use them, you're in the right place. By leontranter.
Kali Linux in the DigitalOcean Cloud
Posted on July 3, 2019, Level beginner Resource Length short
Tutorial by Thomas d'Otreppe about installing custom image of Kali Linux on DigitalOcean. DigitalOcean is a cloud provider similar to AWS, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform, and many others. They offer instances, called "droplets", with different Linux distributions such as Debian, Ubuntu, FreeBSD, etc. Similar to AWS, DigitalOcean has datacenters around the world and sometimes multiple datacenters in each country.
Migration to GCP: Getting started
Posted on July 2, 2019, Level advanced Resource Length long
This document helps you plan, design, and implement the process of migrating your workloads to Google Cloud Platform (GCP). Official Google guide published on their cloud solutions blog.
Distributed tracing with Apache Kafka and Jaeger
Posted on June 29, 2019, Level advanced Resource Length long
An article by Aaron Burk about distributed systems. Kafka decouples consumers and producers (meaning applications do not directly communicate with each other) it can be a challenge to illustrate exactly how data flows through your system. Author demonstrates how Jaeger is up to the challenge while navigating the pitfalls of an example project.
Exploring container security: Encrypting Kubernetes secrets with Cloud KMS
Posted on June 20, 2019, Level intermediate Resource Length short
At Google Cloud, they care deeply about protecting your data. That's why Google encrypts data at rest by default, including data in Google Kubernetes Engine (GKE). Guide focusing on containers security directly from Google.