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02:08 - Who are you and what do you do?
03:22 - Why would you want to build a web server?
08:45 - How do SSL certs work?
14:03 - Why do you even need a web server?
23:03 - Is it better to have a web server serve your images?
20:31 - What is load balancing and why might you need it?
31:35 - Is server administration a lost art?
38:03 - What is a sidecar proxy?
38:50 - How do chron jobs work?
39:50 - Why is GO so fast? Why is it good?
46:32 - Should every website have an SSL certificate?Links ××× SIIIIICK ××× PIIIICKS ××× Shameless Plugs
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