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Rate-Limiting State
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Rate-Limiting State

The edge of the Internet is an unruly place.

Major-League SEMAT
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Major-League SEMAT: Shy Should an Executive Care?

Becoming better, faster, cheaper, and happier.

Multipath TCP
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Multipath TCP

Decoupled from IP, TCP is at last able to support multihomed hosts.

Scaling Existing Lock-based Applications with Lock Elision
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Scaling Existing Lock-based Applications with Lock Elision

Enabling existing lock-based programs to achieve performance benefits of nonblocking synchronization.

The API Performance Contract
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The API Performance Contract

How can the expected interactions between caller and implementation be guaranteed?

Eventually Consistent
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Eventually Consistent: Not What You Were Expecting?

Methods of quantifying consistency (or lack thereof) in eventually consistent storage systems.

Node at LinkedIn
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Node at LinkedIn: The Pursuit of Thinner, Lighter, Faster

A discussion with Kiran Prasad, Kelly Norton, and Terry Coatta.

Center Wheel for Success
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Center Wheel for Success

"Not invented here" syndrome is not unique to the IT world.

Provenance in Sensor Data Management
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Provenance in Sensor Data Management

A cohesive, independent solution for bringing provenance to scientific research.

The Software Inferno
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The Software Inferno

Dante's tale, as experienced by a software architect.

Toward Software-Defined SLAs
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Toward Software-Defined SLAs

Enterprise computing in the public cloud.

Unikernels
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Unikernels: The Rise of the Virtual Library Operating System

What if all the software layers in a virtual appliance were compiled within the same safe, high-level language framework?

Making the Web Faster with HTTP 2.0
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Making the Web Faster with HTTP 2.0

HTTP continues to evolve.

The Challenge of Cross-Language Interoperability
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The Challenge of Cross-Language Interoperability

Interfacing between languages is becoming more important

Intermediate Representation
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Intermediate Representation

The increasing significance of intermediate representations in compilers.

Adopting DevOps Practices in Quality Assurance
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Adopting DevOps Practices in Quality Assurance

Merging the art and science of software development.

Leaking Space
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Leaking Space

Eliminating memory hogs.

Agile and SEMAT
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Agile and SEMAT: Perfect Partners

Combining agile and SEMAT yields more advantages than either one alone.

Barbarians at the Gateways
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Barbarians at the Gateways

A special section on high-frequency trading and exchange technology.

Online Algorithms in High-Frequency Trading
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Online Algorithms in High-Frequency Trading

The challenges faced by competing HFT algorithms.
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