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

August 2009


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The Pathologies of Big Data

The Pathologies of Big Data

Scale up your datasets enough and your apps come undone. What are the typical problems and where do the bottlenecks surface?


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Browser Security: Lessons from Google Chrome

Browser Security

To shield the browser from attacks, Google Chrome developers eyed three key problems.


From Communications of the ACM

CTO Roundtable: Cloud Computing

CTO Roundtable

The age of cloud computing has begun. How can companies take advantage of the new opportunities it provides?