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Serverless Challenges in Hybrid Environments

by Manuel Pais Follow 8 Followers on  Nov 30, 2017

Sam Newman, independent consultant and author of the book "Building Microservices", talked at the Velocity conference in London on the challenges faced when hybrid systems rely on both serverless architectures and traditional infrastructure. In particular, Newman discussed how serverless changes our notion of resiliency and how the two paradigms clash at times of high load in the system.

Cloud Follow 108 Followers

AWS Adds Scale-Friendly Network Load Balancer to its Arsenal

by Richard Seroter Follow 3 Followers on  Sep 12, 2017

AWS expanded the Elastic Load Balancer (ELB) service with a new product catered to high-performing applications. The Network Load Balancer is a Layer 4 TCP component designed to handle bursts of traffic and millions of requests per second.

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HelloFresh's Migration to a New API Gateway to Enable Microservices

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 5 Followers on  Mar 22, 2017 2

HelloFresh recently migrated their applications to a new API gateway with zero downtime. Their Director of Engineering, Ítalo Lelis de Vietro, shared the challenges and the migration process in a recent article.

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How GitHub Designed its New Load Balancer

by Sergio De Simone Follow 6 Followers on  Sep 26, 2016

GitHub has been at work for the last year to develop a new load balancer, the GitHub Load Balancer (GLB), aimed to be able to scale to billions of connections per day running on commodity hardware. GitHub engineers Joe Williams and Theo Julienne explain how GLB was designed.

DevOps Follow 354 Followers

Improved Options for Service Load Balancing in Docker 1.12.0

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 5 Followers on  Aug 22, 2016

With its 1.12.0 release, Docker introduced new options for load balancing of services via DNS and IP Virtual Server (IPVS) when the services are started in a Swarm cluster.

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Google Maglev: A Load Balancer on Commodity Servers

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 17, 2016

A group of engineers from Google, UCLA, and SpaceX are presenting the paper "Maglev: A Fast and Reliable Software Network Load Balancer" at the 13th USENIX Symposium on Networked Systems Design and Implementation (NSDI '16) taking place this week. Maglev is Google’s network load balancer.

DevOps Follow 354 Followers

Nginx Plus R8 Brings Hardened HTTP/2 and Persistent Re-configuration API

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 5 Followers on  Feb 09, 2016

The Release 8 of Nginx Plus has a hardened HTTP/2 implementation and a persistent re-configuration API.

Cloud Follow 108 Followers

DigitalOcean Adds Floating IPs

by Richard Seroter Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 30, 2015

DigitalOcean recently introduced floating IPs that can be manually reassigned to any Droplet – what DigitalOcean calls a virtual machine – within a data center. While neither novel nor a standalone high-availability solution, this service fills a gap for the fast-growing cloud provider.

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Amazon Web Services Stability and the September 13th US East 1 Outage

by Chris Swan Follow 225 Followers on  Sep 20, 2013

Amazon Web Services (AWS) suffered another outage of its US East 1 region during the morning of Friday 13th September. A number of popular applications such as Heroku, Github and CMSWire were disrupted along with many other customers in Amazon’s largest, oldest and busiest location.

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Windows Azure with SQL AlwaysOn, Notification Hubs, AutoScale, Enhancements to VM and Load Balancer

by Anand Narayanaswamy  Followers on  Aug 26, 2013

Microsoft recently updated Windows Azure with support for SQL Server AlwaysOn, notification hubs, autoscale, virtual machines in addition to a new portal extension for operation logs and alerts.

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Closing the Gap: Latest Windows Azure Release Beefs Up Database, Load Balancing

by Richard Seroter Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 27, 2013 1

Microsoft VP Scott Guthrie announced a range of updates to Windows Azure that fill in platform gaps while leapfrogging market leader AWS in one particular area. The new database export service provides a much-needed backup capability – albeit with controversial pricing – and the updated Traffic Manager delivers a cross-region load balancing experience that appears superior to what AWS offers.

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Learning to Scale Websites at Mozilla

by Aslan Brooke  Followers on  Feb 08, 2013

Mozilla is scaling websites from thousands to hundreds of millions of users through simple scaling patterns they have learned internally according to Brandon Burton, web operations engineer at Mozilla. The lessons learned include caching, scaling out web servers, asynchronous jobs, and databases.

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Netflix Open Sources Their AWS Service Registry, Eureka

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Sep 05, 2012 1

Netflix has open sourced yet another piece of their architecture, Eureka – a RESTful service used to locate middle tier services running within AWS regions.

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Rackspace Load Balancers beta

by James Vastbinder  Followers on  Feb 25, 2011

Yesterday Josh Odom announced the beta release of Cloud Load Balancers for the Rackspace cloud computing stack. This release comes with their Fanatical Support and a documented API for implementation and management load balancing on their stack, Cloud Servers.

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Scalable System Design Patterns

by Jean-Jacques Dubray  Followers on  Dec 01, 2010 1

Ricky Ho revisited his three year old post on that question and realized that a lot had changed since then.

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