Dashboards, performance analysis, circuit breakers, Kubernetes, Terraform and more this week, plus several tools from dependency management to security testing tools.
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A nice argument that the point of management dashboards is to act as a proof point that you really have data being gathered and processed.
A strong proponent of large bare metal servers for many use cases coming to the conclusion that if you really do need a cluster of machines then Kubernetes is a good option.
Cascading failures due to increasing scale are a tricky problem to solve. Fix one problem and you’ll probably find another right behind it. This post explores how circuit breakers can help.
An in-depth performance analysis post, on optimizing TCP for high WAN throughput while preserving low latency.
Some good practical tips for making use of Kuberetes readiness and liveness probes.
A good developer-focused introduction to Terraform.
Threatest is a Go framework for testing threat detection end-to-end. It allows you to easily define test scenarios where you detonate an attack technique then expect an alert to have been created on an external platform.
A .NET Core global tool to display and update outdated NuGet packages in a project
Virt is a neat little project, providing a small Linux VM for macOS on ARM, with podman installed for running containers.
gProfiler is a system-wide profiler, combining multiple sampling profilers to produce unified visualization of what your CPU is spending time on.