No-cost services, product roadmap updates, and DevOps research
It turns out some things in life are free. This month we’re highlighting the free services available to you. From
DNS management to automatic
DDoS protection, you can take advantage of these services using the
CLI. More details are below. You also will find updates on the VLAN beta and enhanced images capabilities. Lastly, make sure you download our latest research report,
DevOps and the Alternative Cloud.
As one of the most popular programming languages, the Python ecosystem offers a variety of frameworks to help you build a web API. This guide provides an overview on some well-known Python frameworks used to build APIs and discusses their differences and strengths.
FastAPI is a modern Python micro-framework with all the functionality to support production applications. In this tutorial, get familiar with FastAPI and learn how to build a REST API that returns information about programming languages.
Serverless SQL databases straddle the gap between the two major types of databases: client/server relational databases (such as MySQL or PostgreSQL) and NoSQL databases (like MongoDB or CouchDB). This guide covers the pros and cons of SQLite and some popular use cases for this portable and accessible database.
Product Roadmap: Private VLANs and Images Enhancement
The upcoming private VLAN service allows customers to create a private Layer 2 network for secure communication between your Linodes. VLANs are currently in beta, but you can sign up to get
notified when VLAN is widely available.
We are also enhancing the existing images capabilities to allow you to create your own disk images that can be deployed as needed. You can learn more about the current implementation
here, and watch the
blog for updates on the release.
Insight into the capabilities and priorities developers expect from cloud infrastructure providers. In a market where hyperscalers dominate, a small band of alternative cloud providers — which includes DigitalOcean, Hetzner, Linode, and OVHcloud — is having an outsized impact.