Infrastructure

Resources for Infrastructure Roles

  • What is an SPF Record?

    What is an SPF Record?

    Interested in implementing the Sender Policy Framework (SPF) but not sure where to start? Check out our guide to learn how SPF records work. The post What is an SPF Record? appeared first on...

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  • The Anatomy of a Successful Financial Services Email

    The Anatomy of a Successful Financial Services Email

    When writing a successful financial services email consider how the head, body, and footer of your email work together to help deliver the results you want. The post The Anatomy of a Successful...

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  • 5 Use Cases for Hybrid Email Infrastructure

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  • 3 Free Email Security Standards That Can Help You Preserve Brand Trust

    3 Free Email Security Standards That Can Help You Preserve Brand Trust

    Learn about three email security standards that can help stop bad actors from impersonating your company and alerting you to such efforts. The post 3 Free Email Security Standards That Can Help...

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  • Building an Email Archiving System: Storing the Email Body – Part 2 of 4

    Building an Email Archiving System: Storing the Email Body – Part 2 of 4

    Our Senior Messaging Engineer describes the process he went through to store the email body onto S3 and ancillary data into a MySQL table. The post Building an Email Archiving System: Storing the...

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  • Enjoy Seamless IP Reputation Control and Portability With Bring Your Own IP (“BYOIP”)

    Enjoy Seamless IP Reputation Control and Portability With Bring Your Own IP (“BYOIP”)

    With our new offering, Bring Your Own IP (BYOIP), you can bring over your own /24 CIDR block and allow us to route messages through your own IP addresses. The post Enjoy Seamless IP Reputation...

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  • Zero-Downtime Database Migrations

    Zero-Downtime Database Migrations

    Learn about how SparkPost has standardized the process for replacing database backends in high throughput, zero-downtime production environments. The post Zero-Downtime Database Migrations...

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  • Building a Robust Email “Event” Archival System

    Building a Robust Email “Event” Archival System

    Learn about how to put all the information from RESTful API queries and webhook deliveries into your backend systems for long-term archival. The post Building a Robust Email “Event” Archival...

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  • This is My Architecture

    This is My Architecture

    Our CTO discusses some of the unique challenges we face at SparkPost in designing a scalable system that reliably handles large volumes of outbound mail. The post This is My Architecture appeared...

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  • How to Use Microservices to Build an API That Lasts

    How to Use Microservices to Build an API That Lasts

    Learn some successful strategies we use to build our microservices architecture and how they allow us to evolve our API during rapid growth. The post How to Use Microservices to Build an API That...

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  • The 5 People You Need on Your Product Email Dream Team

    The 5 People You Need on Your Product Email Dream Team

    Notifications and other product emails are essential part of SaaS products. Here are the 5 all-stars you need on your product email team to make them work. The post The 5 People You Need on Your...

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  • The Hidden Challenges of Building a Cloud MTA

    The Hidden Challenges of Building a Cloud MTA

    SparkPost’s CTO shares some of the technical challenge of creating complex, highly optimized software like a modern cloud MTA. The post The Hidden Challenges of Building a Cloud MTA appeared first...

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  • How to Build a Scalable Email Infrastructure

    How to Build a Scalable Email Infrastructure

    We sit down with Software Engineering Daily and share what it's like to architect a scalable email infrastructure that grows with our customer base. The post How to Build a Scalable Email...

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  • How SparkPost Built A Robust Webhooks Delivery Infrastructure

    How SparkPost Built A Robust Webhooks Delivery Infrastructure

    Our webhooks infrastructure allows you to push events to your own endpoint for processing. See what this infrastructure is built on. The post How SparkPost Built A Robust Webhooks Delivery...

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  • 5 Reasons You Really Need a Hybrid Cloud

    5 Reasons You Really Need a Hybrid Cloud

    SparkPost can combine the best of the cloud with the existing footprint of on-premesis investments. Here are five use cases when a hybrid cloud approach makes a lot of sense. The post 5 Reasons...

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