CDN is a powerful concept but not a simple one to wrap your mind around. Having CDNs usually offered in modern days as a service, one has to understand the concept, and how it maps into the terminology of the service in use in order to make sense of the terminology of that service provider’s Backoffice configuration application and reference pages.
This post explains the concept of CDN, and dives specifically into the terminology used by CloudFront — the CDN featured by AWS.
AWS aims to be a very generic service. As a result many times some over-architected implementation details…
April 19th was a normal April day. I was working on few PRs to some soon-to-be open-source initiative, where one of them failed a build. Well, that’s usual — nothing to excite about — probably I did not run the lint locally and the builder stopped me — as it should.
It was the end of the day, and I’m not used to leaving holes behind. I opened the build report.
Then I saw.
And I heard the devil whisper through a smile — “welcome to voodoo land…”.
What the build report said is that all tests have passed, but…
Fastify.js introduces itself as:
a Fast and low-overhead web-framework for Node.js.
Comm`on. Given such a premise, who wouldn't want that?
However, before I dive in — I have to give this:
Disclaimer: I have come across Fastify in its early days and now it has come to my desk again - and I’m very pleased with what I see.
But- Despite the warm recommendations I give here — the customers I’m working with have chosen to proceed without it, so I can’t say I have experience with it much over the tests and evaluations I do in my sandbox. …
Coding since 99, LARPing since 94, loving since 76. I write fast but read slow, so I learnt to make things simple for me to read later. You’re invited too.