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Designing Cluster Schedulers for Internet-Scale Services
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Designing Cluster Schedulers for Internet-Scale Services

Embracing failures for improving availability.

Thou Shalt Not Depend on Me
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Thou Shalt Not Depend on Me

A look at JavaScript libraries in the wild.

Documentation Is Automation
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Documentation Is Automation

A.B.A. = Always be automating.

Canary Analysis Service
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Canary Analysis Service

Automated canarying quickens development, improves production safety, and helps prevent outages.

How Is Your Week Going So Far?
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How Is Your Week Going So Far?

Praise matters just as much as money.

DevOps Delivers
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DevOps Delivers

The DevOps methodology has come of age in the past several years, and organizations are adopting key DevOps practices to transform their software practices.

Continuous Delivery Sounds Great, but Will It Work Here?
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Continuous Delivery Sounds Great, but Will It Work Here?

It's not magic, it just requires continuous, daily improvement at all levels.

Containers Will Not Fix Your Broken Culture (and Other Hard Truths)
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Containers Will Not Fix Your Broken Culture (and Other Hard Truths)

Complex socio-technical systems are hard; film at 11.

DevOps Metrics
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DevOps Metrics

Your biggest mistake might be collecting the wrong data.

Operational Excellence in April Fools' Pranks
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Operational Excellence in April Fools' Pranks

Being funny is serious work.

Titus
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Titus: Introducing Containers to the Netflix Cloud

Approaching container adoption in an already cloud-native infrastructure.

Views from the Top
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Views from the Top

Try to see things from a manager's perspective.

Network Applications Are Interactive
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Network Applications Are Interactive

The network era requires new models, with interactions instead of algorithms.

Abstracting the Geniuses Away from Failure Testing
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Abstracting the Geniuses Away from Failure Testing

Ordinary users need tools that automate the selection of custom-tailored faults to inject.

Research For Practice
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Research For Practice: Vigorous Public Debates in Academic Computer Science

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

Breadth and Depth
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Breadth and Depth

We all wear many hats, but make sure you have one that fits well.

Is There a Single Method For the Internet of Things?
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Is There a Single Method For the Internet of Things?

Essence can keep software development for the IoT from becoming unwieldy.

Metaphors We Compute By
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Metaphors We Compute By

Code is a story that explains how to solve a particular problem.

Research For Practice: Technology For Underserved Communities; Personal Fabrication
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Research For Practice: Technology For Underserved Communities; Personal Fabrication

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

Four Ways to Make CS and It More Immersive
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Four Ways to Make CS and It More Immersive

Why the Bell curve hasn't transformed into a hockey stick.
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