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OWASP TOP 10

Each year, OWASP (the Open Web Application Security Project) publishes the top ten security vulnerabilities. It represents a broad consensus about the most critical security risks to web applications. Click through on the lessons below to learn more about how to protect against each security risk.

Your Product Owner Is Not Your Product Manager

Your Product Owner Is Not Your Product Manager. Product management has evolved to encompass numerous roles and responsibilities. Leaders looking to hire a product professional must consider what skills and knowledge their business needs demand.

While the market has evolved and will continue to evolve, there remains a need for both a product owner’s and a product manager’s skills and expertise. By considering the nature and scale of a project and understanding the skills and responsibilities associated with each of these distinct roles, leaders can ensure they hire the right person to help them develop and launch products successfully.

Insert-Only Tables and Autovacuum Issues Prior to PostgreSQL 13

If you have write-only tables (or heavy, heavy writes), you may need to check this post. Autovacuum has some issues before PostgreSQL 13, and you might have some great workarounds to use until upgrading your database version.

Enterprise CI/CD best practices

Free book with 23 best practices to apply to your CI/CD pipeline. Those best practices aim to help you design (or use as a checklist) a solid pipeline for your software.

A war story about COVID, cloud, and cost. And why serverless wins.

Nice story about serverless outcomes and potential. Based on COVID-19 pushing of infrastructure and computing services, billing is an important subject. The article has an excellent example of how both scale environment and low bill costs work together on a serverless tech stack.

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Cloud Computing without Containers

Cloudflare has a cloud computing platform called Workers. Unlike essentially every other cloud computing platform I know of, it doesn’t use containers or virtual machines. We believe that is the future of Serverless and cloud computing in general, and I’ll try to convince you why.

HTTP-over-QUIC will officially become HTTP/3

The protocol that's been called HTTP-over-QUIC for quite some time has now changed name and will officially become HTTP/3. This was triggered by this original suggestion by Mark Nottingham.

The QUIC Working Group in the IETF works on creating the QUIC transport protocol. QUIC is a TCP replacement done over UDP. Originally, QUIC was started as an effort by Google and then more of a "HTTP/2-encrypted-over-UDP" protocol.

Announcing SSH Access through Cloudflare

A way to replace the old (clunky) VPN by SSH access. Leverage access without losing security.

The Memory Resource Triad

Some more information about the three resources that affect query performance: cpu, memory, and storage.

psql: A New Edit

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of a long statement in psql and wanted to pull up your favorite editor? Now, you can, using the same shortcut of control-x control-e that you would in bash!