DevToolsDigest: August 11th, 2017
Today's digest includes news and resources from Node.js, Citus Data, Microsoft and Sourcebox.

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The Day in Developer Tools
Iginition + TurboFan are the new interpreter and compiler that have been a part of V8 since version 5.9. They replace Full-codegen and Crankshaft, technologies that have been shipping in V8 since 2010. The new execution pipeline has been optimized with modern JavaScript in mind.
When your database is small (10s of GB), it’s easy to throw more hardware at the problem and scale up. As these tables grow however, you need to think about other ways to scale your database.
Microsoft announced the release of @std/esm (standard/esm), an opt-in, spec-compliant, ECMAScript (ES) module loader that enables a smooth transition between Node and ES module formats with near built-in performance! This fast, small, zero dependency package is all you need to enable ES modules in Node 4+ today!
Developer Advocates & Evangelists are often asked how they measure success. One common indicator is Github Stars on open source projects. Others would say that Stack Overflow questions and answers give a great sense of an API's popularity.
After writing an article about his first experience with serverless architecture, Kevin Vandenborne felt pretty good about what he'd learned and achieved. However, what happened to him the next morning left him with a sour taste in his mouth.
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