Last week, Hashicorp released version 0.7 of Consul its open-source distributed service discovery and configuration tool. Tagged a "very large release", it introduces transactions for key/value updates, replication of ACLs across datacenters, improvements to its Raft and Gossip protocol implementations and optimisation of corresponding timings.
Jare.io, touted as a free Content Delivery Network (CDN), is essentially a wrapper over Amazon’s CloudFront.
A recently discovered buffer overflow in the DNS resolution of GLibC, which has been present since 2008, has the potential to be remotely exploitable and crash a significant number of Linux applications. InfoQ investigates.
The Rust programming language moves closer to its milestone 1.0 with the release of Rust 1.0 Alpha. It represents a marked improvement in code quality since the fall and provides interested developers a chance to use the language in a manner near its final 1.0 form.
HashiCorp Consul is a solution for service discovery and configuration, designed to run distributed, highly available and scalable to thousands of nodes.
Amazon is offering a new cloud service called Route 53 providing all the functionality needed to run a DNS server in their cloud without any maintenance overhead and using the pay-as-you-go model common to all AWS services.