TechNewsLetter: Vol2

Nine Tips on Configuring Elasticsearch for High Performance

Streaming File Synchronization

ClusterJS, clusterify your NodeJS applications and achieve zero-downtime deployments

A good talk (slides, video and a transcript) all about the inevitability of failure and why and how you should design your organisations and teams to deal with it.

TLS hardening

Horizontally Scaling Node.js and WebSockets with Redis

Uchiwa is a simple dashboard for the Sensu monitoring framework, built with node.js.

A Chef server written in Go, able to run entirely in memory, with optional persistence with saving the in-memory data to disk or using MySQL or Postgres as the data storage backend.

Development environment builder powered by Docker and buildpacks

PHPSpec – the only Design Tool you need.

 
Infrataster is another tool for writing unit tests for infrastructure. It’s designed to complement serverspec, by focusing on running tests from outside the virtual machine to test external interfaces like HTTP or SSH.

Petit is an open source log analysis tool

Dissecting Message Queues

40 Million hits a day on WordPress using a $10 VPS

How LinkedIn used PoPs and RUM to make dynamic content download 25% faster

Bitly: Lessons Learned Building A Distributed System That Handles 6 Billion Clicks A Month

Load Balancing with HAProxy

A great presentation entitled “how to debug anything”. Lots of examples stepping through issues mainly using strace.

 
MaestroNG is an orchestration tool for multi-host docker environments. The examples in the README give the best idea, showing YAML files describing the entire environment.

 
Anode is a utility for analyzing graphite metrics. It’s currently quite experimental, containing a single three sigma analyzer that takes a time series from graphite and creates new metrics alongside.

 
Log File Navigator is an advanced log file viewer for the small-scale. It’s only really useful for a single host but provides some impressive command line visualisation tools as well as a powerful SQL query engine.

 

Elasticsearch in 15 minutes

gulp-inject:- A javascript, stylesheet and webcomponent injection plugin for Gulp, i.e. inject file references into your index.html

Riemann – A network monitoring system

Vagrant plugin that redirects `notify-send` from guest to host machine and notifies provisioning status.

XMPP Technologies

More Responsive Single-Page Applications With AngularJS & Socket.IO: Creating the Library

Meteor.JS

Visual Website Monitoring.

I Do Not Know One Person Who Is Happy at Amazon.

 
Lots of short hands-on screencasts aiming to teach lots of systems administration basics. Everything from man pages, command line tools, LXC containers and running postmortems.

The unilateral direction of DevOPS

Haka is an open source security oriented language which allows to apply security policies on (live) captured traffic.

Snabb Switch: Fast open source packet processing

Get SSH authorized keys from Github API

ng-inspector:-The AngularJS inspector pane for your browser

What Twitter Isn’t Telling You About GIFs

SSH Tricks

GitHub badges as a service

 

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