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With greater than 12,000 web page views, Amjith Ramanujam’s article on how Netflix does failovers in 7 minutes flat was our runaway hit final week. Do you might have a narrative about how your group ensures most uptime? Share your organization’s story with readers.

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  1. How Netflix does failovers in 7 minutes flat, by Amjith Ramanujam
  2. Getting started with Anaconda Python for data science, by Don Watkins
  3. Using less to view text files at the Linux command line, by Scott Nesbitt
  4. Running Jenkins builds in containers, by Balazs Szeti
  5. Understanding metrics and monitoring with Python, by Amit Saha
  6. 5 guiding principles you should know before you design a microservice, by Jake Lumetta
  7. 6 Python datetime libraries, by Lacey Williams Henschel and Jeff Triplett
  8. How will the GDPR impact open source communities?, by Robin Muilwijk
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