Migrating an eCommerce site isn’t like moving a regular website. It’s why we take a different approach at Nexcess & Liquid Web.
While writing web applications, I often need to offload compute-heavy tasks to an asynchronous worker script, schedule tasks for later, or even write a daemon that listens to a socket to communicate with clients directly.https://medium.com/@benmorel/creating-a-linux-service-with-systemd-611b5c8b91d6
Some of our applications are hosted in a Kubernetes cluster, and we use GitLab Continuous Integration (CI) to automate deployments and Helm 2 to deploy our applications. Helm charts enable the storage of templates of Kubernetes object YAML files with variables that can be programmatically set from command-line arguments passed when the chart is used during deployments. This allows us to store critical secrets in GitLab-protected environment variables or in Hashicorp Vault and use them within the CI deployment job.
In this blog post, Oracle Linux performance engineer Jesse Gordon presents an alternate approach to comparing the performance of a workload when measured in two different scenarios.
The window is closing (and Windows/Vista 7 closing down); the chance to use machines that the users actually control is still there