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Serverless at the Edge with Kenton Varda

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_02_06_CloudFlareWorkers.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Over the last decade, computation and storage has moved from on-premise hardware into the cloud data center. Instead of having large servers “on premise,” companies started to outsource their server workloads to cloud service providers. At the same time, there has been a proliferation of devices at the “edge.” The most common edge device is your smartphone, but there are many other smart

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Web Security at Cloudflare, Pinterest, and Segment

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/2018_01_24_SEDWebSecurityMeetup.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Last month, Software Engineering Daily had our 4th Meetup at Cloudflare in San Francisco. For this Meetup, the format was short interviews with security specialists from Pinterest, Cloudflare, and Segment. Each of these companies has unique security challenges, but they also have overlap in their security strategies. Nick Sullivan, Amine Kamel, and Evan Johnson are all seasoned engineers, and it was a privilege

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Protocol Buffers with Kenton Varda

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/ProtocolBuffers.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download When engineers are writing code, they are manipulating objects. You might have a user object represented on your computer, and that user object has several different fields—a name, a gender, and an age. When you want to send that object across the network to a different computer, the object needs to be turned into a sequence of 1s and 0s that will travel

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Cloud Marketplace with Zack Bloom

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/CloudflareApps.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Ten years ago, if you wanted to build software, you probably needed to know how to write code. Today, the line between “technical” and “non-technical” people is blurring. Website designers can make a living building sites for people on WordPress or Squarespace–without knowing how to write code. Salesforce integration experts can help a sales team set up complicated software–without knowing how to write

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Cloudbleed and SHA-1 Collision with Max Burkhardt

http://traffic.libsyn.com/sedaily/CloudbleedwithHaseeb.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Thursday February 23rd was a big day in security news: details were published about the Cloudbleed bug, which leaked tons of plaintext requests from across the Internet into plain view. On the same day, the first collision attack against SHA-1 was demonstrated by researchers at Google, foretelling the demise of SHA-1 as a safe hashing function. What does this mean for the average

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