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Life Beyond Distributed Transactions
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Life Beyond Distributed Transactions

An apostate's opinion.

Are You Load Balancing Wrong?
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Are You Load Balancing Wrong?

Anyone can use a load balancer. Using it properly is much more difficult.

BBR: Congestion-Based Congestion Control
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BBR: Congestion-Based Congestion Control

Measuring bottleneck bandwidth and round-trip propagation time.

Resolving Conflict
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Resolving Conflict

Don't "win." Resolve.

Faucet
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Faucet: Deploying SDN in the Enterprise

Using OpenFlow and DevOps for rapid development.

Research for Practice
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Research for Practice: Web Security and Mobile Web Computing

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

Functional at Scale
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Functional at Scale

Applying functional programming principles to distributed computing projects.

React
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React: Facebook's Functional Turn on Writing Javascript

A discussion with Pete Hunt, Paul O'Shannessy, Dave Smith, and Terry Coatta

Industrial-Scale Agile
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Industrial-Scale Agile: From Craft to Engineering

Essence is instrumental in moving software development toward a true engineering discipline.

The Power of Babble
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The Power of Babble

Expect to be constantly and pleasantly befuddled.

Scaling Synchronization in Multicore Programs
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Scaling Synchronization in Multicore Programs

Advanced synchronization methods can boost the performance of multicore software.

Research for Practice
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Research for Practice: Distributed Consensus and Implications of NVM on Database Management Systems

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research for practitioners.

Idle-Time Garbage-Collection Scheduling
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Idle-Time Garbage-Collection Scheduling

Taking advantage of idleness to reduce dropped frames and memory consumption.

Fresh Starts
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Fresh Starts

Just because you have been doing it the same way doesn't mean you are doing it the right way.

Dynamics of Change
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Dynamics of Change: Why Reactivity Matters

Tame the dynamics of change by centralizing each concern in its own module.

Introducing Research for Practice
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Introducing Research for Practice

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

Bad Software Architecture Is a People Problem
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Bad Software Architecture Is a People Problem

When people don't work well together they make bad decisions.

10 Optimizations on Linear Search
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10 Optimizations on Linear Search

The operations side of the story.

Debugging Distributed Systems
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Debugging Distributed Systems

ShiViz is a new distributed system debugging visualization tool.

The Singular Success of SQL
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The Singular Success of SQL

SQL has a brilliant future as a major figure in the pantheon of data representations.
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