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Fail at Scale
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Fail at Scale

Reliability in the face of rapid change

Crash Consistency
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Crash Consistency

Rethinking the fundamental abstractions of the file system.

Dismantling the Barriers to Entry
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Dismantling the Barriers to Entry

We have to choose to build a Web that is accessible to everyone.

Natural Language Translation at the Intersection of AI and HCI
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Natural Language Translation at the Intersection of AI and HCI

Old questions being answered with both AI and HCI.

Testing Web Applications with State Objects
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Testing Web Applications with State Objects

Use states to drive your tests.

From the EDVAC to WEBVACs
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From the EDVAC to WEBVACs

Cloud computing for computer scientists.

Low-Latency Distributed Applications in Finance
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Low-Latency Distributed Applications in Finance

The finance industry has unique demands for low-latency distributed systems.

The Science of Managing Data Science
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The Science of Managing Data Science

Lessons learned managing a data science research team.

Parallel Processing with <code>Promises</code>
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Parallel Processing with Promises

A simple method of writing a collaborative system.

Go Static or Go Home
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Go Static or Go Home

In the end, dynamic systems are simply less secure.

Hadoop Superlinear Scalability
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Hadoop Superlinear Scalability

The perpetual motion of parallel performance.

HTTP/2.0
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HTTP/2.0: The IETF Is Phoning It In

Bad protocol, bad politics.

Securing Network Time Protocol
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Securing Network Time Protocol

Crackers discover how to use NTP as a weapon for abuse.

Model-Based Testing
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Model-Based Testing: Where Does It Stand?

MBT has positive effects on efficiency and effectiveness, even if it only partially fulfills high expectations.

Scalability Techniques For Practical Synchronization Primitives
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Scalability Techniques For Practical Synchronization Primitives

Designing locking primitives with performance in mind.

Internal Access Controls
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Internal Access Controls

Trust, but verify.

Disambiguating Databases
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Disambiguating Databases

Use the database built for your access model.

The Responsive Enterprise
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The Responsive Enterprise: Embracing the Hacker Way

Soon every company will be a software company.

No Such Thing as a General-Purpose Processor
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No Such Thing as a General-Purpose Processor

And the belief in such a device is harmful.

A New Software Engineering
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A New Software Engineering

What happened to the promise of rigorous, disciplined, professional practices for software development?
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