Article Roundup - Week of 7/9/2017
MySQL Infrastructure Testing Automation at GitHub
GitHub’s MySQL databases are critical to the functioning of their site and service. Every git request touches a MySQL database. In this article they talk about how they handle backups, failovers, and schema migrations.
Building a Privacy-Preserving Architecture With Less Server Trust
Privacy can really throw a monkey-wrench into an application’s architecture. This article talks about some of the architecture decisions made in the process of creating a privacy-focused email client.
API Security Checklist
This is a fairly simple checklist of things to remember when designing and creating an API
ES8 was Released and here are its Main New Features
A deep dive into AWS S3 access controls – taking full control over your assets
Data breaches due to misconfigured AWS S3 buckets have been in the news a lot lately. It’s worth your time to read through this article and get a good understanding of how to secure an S3 bucket.