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GDPR Changes Highlight the Impact of User Tracking

by Dylan Schiemann Follow 4 Followers on  Jun 16, 2018

The European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect on May 25th, 2018, with the most obvious impact being a flurry of emails notifying users of changes in privacy policies. As websites determined how to comply with the wide-reaching data privacy regulation, developers quickly observed significant benefits in page load performance.

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Monitoring Distributed Task Queues at MeilleursAgents

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 12 Followers on  Feb 18, 2018

MeilleursAgents, a website that lets property sellers list and get an estimated price of their property, shared details of how their Celery-based distributed task queue is monitored. A combination of Python, StatsD, Bucky, Graphite and Grafana form the pipeline to monitor task lifecycle and execution rates.

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How MakeMyTrip Monitors Its Large-Scale E-Commerce Website

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 12 Followers on  Jan 29, 2018

MakeMyTrip, an online travel company, talks about their monitoring philosophy and setup in a series of articles. The hybrid infrastructure is monitored across the stack by mostly open source tools.

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Intel Found That Spectre and Meltdown Fix Has a Performance Hit of 0-21%

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  Jan 12, 2018

Microsoft, Red Hat and Intel have published their performance evaluation of the impact Meltdown and Spectre mitigation has on various systems.

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SkyWalking Accepted by Apache Software Foundation as an Incubator Project

by Wu Sheng Follow 0 Followers on  Dec 20, 2017

SkyWalking's proposal into the Incubator has been voted on and accepted by Apache Software Foundation(ASF) IPMC. SkyWalking is an APM (application performance monitor) tool, especially designed for microservices, cloud-native and container-based architectures. SkyWalking’s underlying technology is a distributed tracing system.

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Improving .NET Performance by Reducing Memory Usage

by Jonathan Allen Follow 526 Followers on  Dec 11, 2017 5

A persistent myth in .NET is that memory allocations don’t affect performance. In this report we take a look at the source of that myth and offer advice on how to reduce memory usage.

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Serverless Challenges in Hybrid Environments

by Manuel Pais Follow 9 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.

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Azure Application Insights for Node.js Hits 1.0

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Oct 21, 2017

At Node.js Interactive North America 2017, Microsoft announced the general availability of the Application Insights for Node.js SDK, closing a big gap in their product offering.

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Amazon CloudWatch Dashboards Gains API and CloudFormation Support

by Steffen Opel Follow 3 Followers on  Sep 30, 2017

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently added programmatic creation and manipulation of CloudWatch dashboards and widgets to support use cases such as dynamic resource lifecycle tracking and consistent cross-account dashboard maintenance.

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AWS Adds Scale-Friendly Network Load Balancer to its Arsenal

by Richard Seroter Follow 5 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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NGINX Releases Microservices Platform, OpenShift Ingress Controller, and Service Mesh Preview

by Daniel Bryant Follow 631 Followers on  Sep 12, 2017

NGINX Inc has released the NGINX Application Platform which aims to be a “one stop shop” for microservice developers; a Kubernetes Ingress Controller solution for load balancing on the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform; and an implementation of NGINX as a service proxy for the Istio service mesh control plane.

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Microsoft Explores Manual Memory Management in .NET with Snowflake

by Abel Avram Follow 7 Followers on  Sep 01, 2017

A number of researchers from Microsoft Research, University of Cambridge, and Princeton University have forked .NET, adding an API to the runtime to support manual memory management, and published details of their approach and performance improvements obtained in the paper Project Snowflake: Non-blocking Safe Manual Memory Management in .NET.

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How Edgemesh Rolled out Its P2P Web Acceleration Service to Production

by Hrishikesh Barua Follow 12 Followers on  Aug 06, 2017

Edgemesh is a P2P web acceleration service based on the WebRTC protocol suite that offloads some of the the traffic normally handled by traditional CDNs to browser-based caches shared over a P2P network. They rolled out their release to production in the last few months and shared some of their experiences.

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Amazon CloudWatch Events Gains Cross-Account Event Delivery

by Steffen Opel Follow 3 Followers on  Jul 31, 2017

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently added cross-account event delivery to Amazon CloudWatch Events to support use cases such as the tracking of events across an entire organization and the handling of events in separate accounts to implement advanced security schemes.

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Q&A with Kyle Mathews, Creator of React-Based Static Site Generator Gatsby

by David Iffland Follow 4 Followers on  Jul 11, 2017

The React-based static site generator, Gatsby, has reached version 1.0. In this interview, founder Kyle Mathews discusses the project's motivations, and how it's going to move forward.

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