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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 Decade of Progress in Parallel Programming Productivity
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A Decade of Progress in Parallel Programming Productivity

Looking at the design and benefits of X10.

JavaScript and the Netflix User Interface
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JavaScript and the Netflix User Interface

Conditional dependency resolution.

Security Collapse in the HTTPS Market
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Security Collapse in the HTTPS Market

Assessing legal and technical solutions to secure HTTPS.

Bringing Arbitrary Compute to Authoritative Data
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Bringing Arbitrary Compute to Authoritative Data

Many disparate use cases can be satisfied with a single storage system.

Undergraduate Software Engineering
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Undergraduate Software Engineering

Addressing the needs of professional software development.

Who Must You Trust?
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Who Must You Trust?

You must have some trust if you want to get anything done.

Automated QA Testing at Electronic Arts
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Automated QA Testing at Electronic Arts

A discussion with Michael Donat, Jafar Husain, and Terry Coatta

Finding More Than One Worm in the Apple
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Finding More Than One Worm in the Apple

If you see something, say something.

Domain-Specific Languages and Code Synthesis Using Haskell
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Domain-Specific Languages and Code Synthesis Using Haskell

Looking at embedded DSLs.

The Curse of the Excluded Middle
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The Curse of the Excluded Middle

"Mostly functional" programming does not work.

Design Exploration Through Code-Generating DSLs
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Design Exploration Through Code-Generating DSLs

High-level DSLs for low-level programming.

The NSA and Snowden
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The NSA and Snowden: Securing the All-Seeing Eye

How good security at the NSA could have stopped him.

A Primer on Provenance
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A Primer on Provenance

Better understanding data requires tracking its history and context.

Don't Settle For Eventual Consistency
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Don't Settle For Eventual Consistency

Stronger properties for low-latency geo-replicated storage.

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

Becoming better, faster, cheaper, and happier.

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.
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