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Hootsuite
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Hootsuite: In Pursuit of Reactive Systems

A discussion with Edward Steel, Yanik Berube, Jonas Bonér, Ken Britton, and Terry Coatta

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
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Research for Practice: Tracing and Debugging Distributed Systems; Programming by Examples

Expert-curated guides to the best of CS research.

Side Effects, Front and Center
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Side Effects, Front and Center

One system's side effect is another's meat and potatoes.

The IDAR Graph
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The IDAR Graph

An improvement over UML.

The Debugging Mind-Set
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The Debugging Mind-Set

Understanding the psychology of learning strategies leads to effective problem-solving skills.

Making Money Using Math
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Making Money Using Math

Modern applications are increasingly using probabilistic machine-learned models.

MongoDB's JavaScript Fuzzer
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MongoDB's JavaScript Fuzzer

The fuzzer is for those edge cases that your testing did not catch.

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.

Faucet
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Faucet: Deploying SDN in the Enterprise

Using OpenFlow and DevOps for rapid development.

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
From Communications of the ACM

Idle-Time Garbage-Collection Scheduling

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