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Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For October 11th, 2019

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Light is fast—or is it?

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Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For October 4th, 2019

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SpaceX ready to penetrate space with their super heavy rocket. (announcement)

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Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For September 27th, 2019

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Nifty diagram of what testing looks like in an era or progressive delivery. (@alexsotob, @samnewman)

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Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For September 20th, 2019

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What could be simpler? (duckbillgroup)

Do you like this sort of Stuff? I'd love your support on Patreon. I wrote Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10 for people who need to understand the cloud. And who doesn't these days? On Amazon it has 54 mostly 5 star reviews (125 on Goodreads). They'll learn a lot and likely add you to their will.

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Sponsored Post: Educative, PA File Sight, Etleap, PerfOps, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Stream, Scalyr

Who's Hiring? 

  • Triplebyte lets exceptional software engineers skip screening steps at hundreds of top tech companies like Apple, Dropbox, Mixpanel, and Instacart. Make your job search O(1), not O(n). Apply here.

  • Need excellent people? Advertise your job here! 

Cool Products and Services

  • Grokking the System Design Interview is a popular course on Educative.io (taken by 20,000+ people) that's widely considered the best System Design interview resource on the Internet. It goes deep into real-world examples, offering detailed explanations and useful pointers on how to improve your approach. There's also a no questions asked 30-day return policy. Try a free preview today.

  • PA File Sight - Actively protect servers from ransomware, audit file access to see who is deleting files, reading files or moving files, and detect file copy activity from the server. Historical audit reports and real-time alerts are built-in. Try the 30-day free trial!

  • For heads of IT/Engineering responsible for building an analytics infrastructure, Etleap is an ETL solution for creating perfect data pipelines from day one. Unlike older enterprise solutions, Etleap doesn’t require extensive engineering work to set up, maintain, and scale. It automates most ETL setup and Continue reading

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For September 6th, 2019

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Coolest or most coolest thing ever?

Do you like this sort of Stuff? I'd love your support on Patreon. I wrote Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10 for people who need to understand the cloud. And who doesn't these days? On Amazon it has 54 mostly 5 star reviews (125 on Goodreads). They'll learn a lot and likely add you to their will.

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Sponsored Post: Educative, PA File Sight, Etleap, PerfOps, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Stream, Scalyr

Who's Hiring? 

  • Triplebyte lets exceptional software engineers skip screening steps at hundreds of top tech companies like Apple, Dropbox, Mixpanel, and Instacart. Make your job search O(1), not O(n). Apply here.

  • Need excellent people? Advertise your job here! 

Cool Products and Services

  • Grokking the System Design Interview is a popular course on Educative.io (taken by 20,000+ people) that's widely considered the best System Design interview resource on the Internet. It goes deep into real-world examples, offering detailed explanations and useful pointers on how to improve your approach. There's also a no questions asked 30-day return policy. Try a free preview today.

  • PA File Sight - Actively protect servers from ransomware, audit file access to see who is deleting files, reading files or moving files, and detect file copy activity from the server. Historical audit reports and real-time alerts are built-in. Try the 30-day free trial!

  • For heads of IT/Engineering responsible for building an analytics infrastructure, Etleap is an ETL solution for creating perfect data pipelines from day one. Unlike older enterprise solutions, Etleap doesn’t require extensive engineering work to set up, maintain, and scale. It automates most ETL setup and Continue reading

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For August 23rd, 2019

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Absurd no more. This Far Side cartoon is now reality.

 

Do you like this sort of Stuff? I'd love your support on Patreon. I wrote Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10 for people who need to understand the cloud. And who doesn't these days? On Amazon it has 54 mostly 5 star reviews (125 on Goodreads). They'll learn a lot and likely add you to their will.


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Sponsored Post: Educative, PA File Sight, Etleap, PerfOps, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Stream, Scalyr

Who's Hiring? 

  • Triplebyte lets exceptional software engineers skip screening steps at hundreds of top tech companies like Apple, Dropbox, Mixpanel, and Instacart. Make your job search O(1), not O(n). Apply here.

  • Need excellent people? Advertise your job here! 

Cool Products and Services

  • Grokking the System Design Interview is a popular course on Educative.io (taken by 20,000+ people) that's widely considered the best System Design interview resource on the Internet. It goes deep into real-world examples, offering detailed explanations and useful pointers on how to improve your approach. There's also a no questions asked 30-day return policy. Try a free preview today.

  • PA File Sight - Actively protect servers from ransomware, audit file access to see who is deleting files, reading files or moving files, and detect file copy activity from the server. Historical audit reports and real-time alerts are built-in. Try the 30-day free trial!

  • For heads of IT/Engineering responsible for building an analytics infrastructure, Etleap is an ETL solution for creating perfect data pipelines from day one. Unlike older enterprise solutions, Etleap doesn’t require extensive engineering work to set up, maintain, and scale. It automates most ETL setup and Continue reading

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For August 16th, 2019

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 Asteroids in our solar system. Only a .001% chance a kilometer-size asteroid destroys humanity. (B612)

 

Do you like this sort of Stuff? I'd love your support on Patreon. I wrote Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10 for people who need to understand the cloud. And who doesn't these days? On Amazon it has 53 mostly 5 star reviews (124 on Goodreads). They'll learn a lot and likely add you to their will.


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Don't miss all that the Internet has to say on Scalability, click below and become eventually consistent with all scalability knowledge (which means this post has many more items to read so please keep on reading)...

Sponsored Post: Educative, PA File Sight, Etleap, PerfOps, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Stream, Scalyr

Who's Hiring? 

  • Triplebyte lets exceptional software engineers skip screening steps at hundreds of top tech companies like Apple, Dropbox, Mixpanel, and Instacart. Make your job search O(1), not O(n). Apply here.

  • Need excellent people? Advertise your job here! 

Cool Products and Services

  • Grokking the System Design Interview is a popular course on Educative.io (taken by 20,000+ people) that's widely considered the best System Design interview resource on the Internet. It goes deep into real-world examples, offering detailed explanations and useful pointers on how to improve your approach. There's also a no questions asked 30-day return policy. Try a free preview today.

  • PA File Sight - Actively protect servers from ransomware, audit file access to see who is deleting files, reading files or moving files, and detect file copy activity from the server. Historical audit reports and real-time alerts are built-in. Try the 30-day free trial!

  • For heads of IT/Engineering responsible for building an analytics infrastructure, Etleap is an ETL solution for creating perfect data pipelines from day one. Unlike older enterprise solutions, Etleap doesn’t require extensive engineering work to set up, maintain, and scale. It automates most ETL setup and Continue reading

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For August 2nd, 2019

Wake up! It's HighScalability time—once again:

 

 That's pretty good. (@shrutikapoor08)

 

Do you like this sort of Stuff? I'd greatly appreciate your support on Patreon. I wrote Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10 for people who need to understand the cloud. And who doesn't these days? On Amazon it has 52 mostly 5 star reviews (121 on Goodreads). They'll learn a lot and hold you in even greater awe.


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Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For July 26th, 2019

Wake up! It's HighScalability time—once again:

 

 The Apollo 11 guidance computer repeatedly crashed on descent. On earth computer scientists had just 13 hours to debug the problem. They did. It was CPU overload because of a wrong setting. Some things never change! 

 

Do you like this sort of Stuff? I'd greatly appreciate your support on Patreon. I wrote Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10 for people who need to understand the cloud. And who doesn't these days? On Amazon it has 52 mostly 5 star reviews (120 on Goodreads). They'll learn a lot and hold you in even greater awe.

 

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Don't miss all that the Internet has to say on Scalability, click below and become eventually consistent with all scalability knowledge (which means this post has many more items to read so please keep on reading)...

Sponsored Post: Educative, PA File Sight, Etleap, PerfOps, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Stream, Scalyr

Who's Hiring? 

  • Triplebyte lets exceptional software engineers skip screening steps at hundreds of top tech companies like Apple, Dropbox, Mixpanel, and Instacart. Make your job search O(1), not O(n). Apply here.

  • Need excellent people? Advertise your job here! 

Cool Products and Services

  • Grokking the System Design Interview is a popular course on Educative.io (taken by 20,000+ people) that's widely considered the best System Design interview resource on the Internet. It goes deep into real-world examples, offering detailed explanations and useful pointers on how to improve your approach. There's also a no questions asked 30-day return policy. Try a free preview today.

  • PA File Sight - Actively protect servers from ransomware, audit file access to see who is deleting files, reading files or moving files, and detect file copy activity from the server. Historical audit reports and real-time alerts are built-in. Try the 30-day free trial!

  • For heads of IT/Engineering responsible for building an analytics infrastructure, Etleap is an ETL solution for creating perfect data pipelines from day one. Unlike older enterprise solutions, Etleap doesn’t require extensive engineering work to set up, maintain, and scale. It automates most ETL setup and Continue reading

Stuff The Internet Says On Scalability For July 19th, 2019

Wake up! It's HighScalability time—once again:

 

XKCD

 

Do you like this sort of Stuff? I'd greatly appreciate your support on Patreon. I wrote Explain the Cloud Like I'm 10 for people who need to understand the cloud. And who doesn't these days? On Amazon it has 52 mostly 5 star reviews (118 on Goodreads). They'll learn a lot and hold you in even greater awe.

 

Don't miss all that the Internet has to say on Scalability, click below and become eventually consistent with all scalability knowledge (which means this post has many more items to read so please keep on reading)...

Sponsored Post: PA File Sight, Etleap, PerfOps, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Stream, Scalyr

Who's Hiring? 

  • Triplebyte lets exceptional software engineers skip screening steps at hundreds of top tech companies like Apple, Dropbox, Mixpanel, and Instacart. Make your job search O(1), not O(n). Apply here.

  • Need excellent people? Advertise your job here! 

Cool Products and Services

Sponsored Post: PA File Sight, Etleap, PerfOps, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Stream, Scalyr

Who's Hiring? 

  • Triplebyte lets exceptional software engineers skip screening steps at hundreds of top tech companies like Apple, Dropbox, Mixpanel, and Instacart. Make your job search O(1), not O(n). Apply here.

  • Need excellent people? Advertise your job here! 

Cool Products and Services

Sponsored Post: Etleap, PerfOps, InMemory.Net, Triplebyte, Stream, Scalyr

Who's Hiring? 


  • Triplebyte lets exceptional software engineers skip screening steps at hundreds of top tech companies like Apple, Dropbox, Mixpanel, and Instacart. Make your job search O(1), not O(n). Apply here.

  • Need excellent people? Advertise your job here! 

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  • For heads of IT/Engineering responsible for building an analytics infrastructure, Etleap is an ETL solution for creating perfect data pipelines from day one. Unlike older enterprise solutions, Etleap doesn’t require extensive engineering work to set up, maintain, and scale. It automates most ETL setup and maintenance work, and simplifies the rest into 10-minute tasks that analysts can own. Read stories from customers like Okta and PagerDuty, or try Etleap yourself.

  • PerfOps is a data platform that digests real-time performance data for CDN and DNS providers as measured by real users worldwide. Leverage this data across your monitoring efforts and integrate with PerfOps’ other tools such as Alerts, Health Monitors and FlexBalancer – a smart approach to load balancing. FlexBalancer makes it easy to manage traffic between multiple CDN providers, API’s, Databases or any custom endpoint helping you achieve better performance, ensure the Continue reading

Gone Fishin’

Well, not exactly Fishin', but I'll be on a month long vacation starting today. I won't be posting new content, so we'll all have a break. Disappointing, I know. Please use this time for quiet contemplation and other inappropriate activities.

 

If you really need a not so quick fix there's always the back catalog of Stuff the Internet Says. Odds are there's a lot you didn't read—yet.

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