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The Practice archive provides access to all Practice articles published in past issues of Communications of the ACM.

December 2012


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Anatomy of a Solid-State Drive

Anatomy of a Solid-State Drive

While the ubiquitous SSD shares many features with the hard-disk drive, under the surface they are completely different.


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The Essence of Software Engineering: The SEMAT Kernel

The Essence of Software Engineering

A thinking framework in the form of an actionable kernel.


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Sender-side Buffers and the Case for Multimedia Adaptation

Sender-side Buffers and the Case for Multimedia Adaptation

A proposal to improve the performance and availability of streaming video and other time-sensitive media.

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