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The Layers of a Cloud Data Platform

From Designing Cloud Data Platforms by Danil Zburivsky and Lynda Partner

In this article, we’ll layer some of the critical and more advanced functionality needed for most data platforms today. Without this added layer of sophistication your data platform would work but it wouldn’t scale easily, nor would it meet the growing data velocity challenges. It would also be limited in terms of the types of data consumers (people and systems who consume the data from the platform) it supports, as they’re also growing in both numbers and variety.

Introducing Edge Computing

From Making Sense of Edge Computing by Cody Bumgardner

Conceptually, edge computing is concerned with when it’s best to migrate computational functionally toward source of data and when it is best to move the data itself. This abstract concept of function versus data migration drives not only the fundamental motivations of edge computing, but also the broader field of distributed systems. The act of distributing processes makes even the simplest tasks more complicated.

Capability-Based Security and Macaroons

From API Security in Action by Neil Madden

In this article, you’ll implement capability-based access control techniques that enable secure sharing by taking the principle of least authority (POLA) to its logical conclusion and allowing fine-grained control over access to individual resources. Along the way, you’ll see how capabilities prevent a general category of attacks against APIs known as confused deputy attacks.

AWS Automation with AWS CloudFormation

From AWS CloudFormation in Action by Chuck Gehman

Five Awkward Things about Spring Security that actually Make Sense

From Spring Security in Action by Laurentiu Spilca

This article delves into five awkward things that Spring Security does, which might be giving you trouble in your projects.

Getting a Handle on Edge Computing

From Making Sense of Edge Computing by Cody Bumgardner & Caylin Hickey

Provisioning the Autoscaling Group

From Terraform in Action by Scott Winkler

This article discusses the lifecycle of a terraform resource.

Real-World Devops

From Operations Anti-Patterns, DevOps Solutions by Jeffery D. Smith

What is a Penetration Tester?

From Penetrating Enterprise Networks by Royce Davis

This article describes penetration testing: what it is and why a company might want a penetration test. We will also delve into the job of the penetration tester.

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