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

July 2009


From Communications of the ACM

The Five-Minute Rule 20 Years Later

The Five-Minute Rule 20 Years Later

Revisiting Gray and Putzolu's famous rule in the age of Flash.


From Communications of the ACM

Fighting Physics: A Tough Battle

Fighting Physics: A Tough Battle

The laws of physics and the Internet's routing infrastructure affect performance in a big way.