Oct 2019

Oct 18 The (Real) 11 Reasons I Don’t Hire You (charity.wtf)
Oct 18 HackPPL: a universal probabilistic programming language (blog.acolyer.org)

Oct 17 When Card Shops Play Dirty, Consumers Win (krebsonsecurity.com)

Oct 16 Act locally, connect globally with IoT and edge computing (www.allthingsdistributed.com)
Oct 16 RFC-289 (write.as)
Oct 16 RFC-288 (write.as)
Oct 16 “I was told to buy a software or lose my computer: I ignored it.” A study of ransomware (blog.acolyer.org)

Oct 15 “BriansClub” Hack Rescues 26M Stolen Cards (krebsonsecurity.com)
Oct 15 Two kernel mysteries and the most technical talk I've ever seen (www.brendangregg.com)
Oct 15 Invisible mask: practical attacks on face recognition with infrared (blog.acolyer.org)
Oct 15 RFC-287 (write.as)
Oct 15 Designing accessible color systems (stripe.com)

Oct 14 Engineers without borders, silos, and vendor walls (rachelbythebay.com)

Oct 13 RFC-286 (write.as)
Oct 13 RFC-285 (write.as)
Oct 13 RFC-284 (write.as)

Oct 12 Nobody cares about quality. (lethain.com)

Oct 11 Learning a unified embedding for visual search at Pinterest (blog.acolyer.org)
Oct 11 RFC-283 (write.as)

Oct 10 Parenthood #4: Untitled Potato Portrait (robertheaton.com)

Oct 9 RFC-282 (write.as)
Oct 9 Patch Tuesday Lowdown, October 2019 Edition (krebsonsecurity.com)
Oct 9 Applying deep learning to Airbnb search (blog.acolyer.org)

Oct 8 RFC-281 (write.as)
Oct 8 A forty year career. (lethain.com)
Oct 8 RFC-280 (write.as)

Oct 7 Woke AI Won’t Save Us (logicmag.io)
Oct 7 Putting Machine Learning into Production Systems (queue.acm.org)
Oct 7 150 successful machine learning models: 6 lessons learned at Booking.com (blog.acolyer.org)
Oct 7 Stripe launches in Malaysia (stripe.com)

Oct 6 Break before make, abstractions, and sleazy ISPs (rachelbythebay.com)

Oct 4 Structured headers NPM package: new version (feeds.feedburner.com)
Oct 4 Detecting and characterizing lateral phishing at scale (blog.acolyer.org)
Oct 4 Look out for the second 2019 GPS week number rollover (rachelbythebay.com)

Oct 3 Shenanigans in the microkitchen (rachelbythebay.com)
Oct 3 SQL queries don't start with SELECT (jvns.ca)

Oct 2 Authentication relation types (feeds.feedburner.com)
Oct 2 Globe staff photos of the month, September 2019 (www.bostonglobe.com)
Oct 2 In-toto: providing farm-to-table guarantees for bits and bytes (blog.acolyer.org)
Oct 2 In-person meatspace protocol to prove unconditional possession of a private key (vitalik.ca)

Oct 1 Mariposa Botnet Author, Darkcode Crime Forum Admin Arrested in Germany (krebsonsecurity.com)
Oct 1 Typescript definitions for HAL and Link Hints (feeds.feedburner.com)
Oct 1 Hack for Hire (queue.acm.org)
Oct 1 Zine revenue for 2019 (jvns.ca)

Sep 2019

Sep 30 Notes on building SQL exercises (jvns.ca)
Sep 30 The Crypto Family Farm (logicmag.io)
Sep 30 Small world with high risks: a study of security threats in the npm ecosystem (blog.acolyer.org)

Sep 29 “Working with me” / README template for individual contributors (blog.amynguyen.net)
Sep 29 Testing in Production: the hard parts (medium.com)

Sep 28 German Cops Raid “Cyberbunker 2.0,” Arrest 7 in Child Porn, Dark Web Market Sting (krebsonsecurity.com)

Sep 27 MyPayrollHR CEO Arrested, Admits to $70M Fraud (krebsonsecurity.com)
Sep 27 Wireless attacks on aircraft instrument landing systems (blog.acolyer.org)

Sep 26 Interview With the Guy Who Tried to Frame Me for Heroin Possession (krebsonsecurity.com)

Sep 25 Launching Stripe‘s New York City office (stripe.com)

Sep 24 How to come up with blog post ideas (robertheaton.com)

Sep 23 Write Amplification Versus Read Perspiration (queue.acm.org)
Sep 23 Do Electric Sheep Dream of Water Babies? (logicmag.io)
Sep 23 Understanding PLONK (vitalik.ca)

Sep 20 Love (and Alerting) in the Time of Cholera (and Observability) (charity.wtf)

Sep 18 Before He Spammed You, this Sly Prince Stalked Your Mailbox (krebsonsecurity.com)
Sep 18 The end of the HTTP series (feeds.feedburner.com)

Sep 17 Man Who Hired Deadly Swatting Gets 15 Months (krebsonsecurity.com)
Sep 17 The Body Shop (logicmag.io)

Sep 16 The Effects of Mixing Machine Learning and Human Judgment (queue.acm.org)

Sep 15 HP printers try to send data back to HP about your devices and what you print (robertheaton.com)

Sep 13 Notes on data modeling from Handbook of Relational Database Design. (lethain.com)
Sep 13 Taking a year to explain computer things (jvns.ca)

Sep 12 New zine: HTTP: Learn your browser's language! (jvns.ca)
Sep 12 The Rise of the Electric Scooter (feeds.feedburner.com)

Sep 11 NY Payroll Company Vanishes With $35 Million (krebsonsecurity.com)
Sep 11 Koding Academies (queue.acm.org)
Sep 11 Sessions 2019 keynote (stripe.com)

Sep 10 Tales from Firmware Camp (blog.jessfraz.com)
Sep 10 511 Network Authentication Required (feeds.feedburner.com)
Sep 10 What Not to Expect (logicmag.io)
Sep 10 Introducing Global Payouts (stripe.com)
Sep 10 Introducing the Stripe Corporate Card (stripe.com)
Sep 10 Introducing Connect Onboarding for Custom accounts (stripe.com)
Sep 10 Instant Payouts now available for US businesses (stripe.com)
Sep 10 Express accounts are now supported in 28 new countries (stripe.com)

Sep 9 Globe staff photos of the month, August 2019 (www.bostonglobe.com)
Sep 9 Stripe launches in eight more European countries (stripe.com)

Sep 8 Organizing team offsites. (lethain.com)
Sep 8 17 Reasons NOT To Be A Manager (charity.wtf)

Sep 6 How to put an HTML page on the internet (jvns.ca)

Sep 5 510 Not Extended (feeds.feedburner.com)

Sep 3 Another Network is Possible (logicmag.io)

Sep 1 Dropping Acid (logicmag.io)
Sep 1 How to write zines with simple tools (jvns.ca)

Aug 2019

Aug 31 Rewriting the Yahoo! BOSS Datahub. (lethain.com)

Aug 30 508 Loop Detected (feeds.feedburner.com)
Aug 30 A Week With No Tear Gas (idlewords.com)
Aug 30 git exercises: navigate a repository (jvns.ca)

Aug 29 The Dawn of Hybrid Layer 2 Protocols (vitalik.ca)
Aug 29 Mixed-Cluster Versioning: A Story of Capabilities, Erlang and Riak (christophermeiklejohn.com)

Aug 28 Mormon Mommies Will Never Die (logicmag.io)
Aug 28 Accidentally Quadratic Constant Folding (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)
Aug 28 Modern applications at AWS (www.allthingsdistributed.com)

Aug 27 curl exercises (jvns.ca)

Aug 26 Persistent Memory Programming on Conventional Hardware (queue.acm.org)

Aug 25 Parenthood #3: Oscar Heaton, Quarterly Baby Review (robertheaton.com)

Aug 23 A test of meaning (increment.com)
Aug 23 Tests from the crypt (increment.com)
Aug 23 In praise of property-based testing (increment.com)
Aug 23 I test in prod (increment.com)
Aug 23 Interview: Dorothy Graham (increment.com)
Aug 23 The art and craft of test-driven development (increment.com)
Aug 23 Designing automated tests for React (increment.com)
Aug 23 Testing as communication (increment.com)
Aug 23 The mainframe mindset (increment.com)
Aug 23 What broke the bank (increment.com)
Aug 23 The QA Q&A (increment.com)
Aug 23 Testing at scale (increment.com)
Aug 23 Ask an expert: What’s the value of transparency in testing and deployment? (increment.com)
Aug 23 Testing the boundaries of collaboration (increment.com)
Aug 23 The process: Launching Duolingo’s Arabic language course (increment.com)

Aug 22 The Watchers: Interview with an Anonymous Security Operator (logicmag.io)

Aug 20 507 Insufficient Storage (feeds.feedburner.com)
Aug 20 Electric Geek Transportation Systems (feeds.feedburner.com)

Aug 16 Implementing Coordination Free Convergence of Data for Edge Computing (christophermeiklejohn.com)

Aug 15 A Walk In Hong Kong (idlewords.com)
Aug 15 Where it is Easy to Do Good (logicmag.io)

Aug 14 Transactional Memory and Tech Hype Waves (blog.jessfraz.com)

Aug 13 506 Variant Also Negotiates (feeds.feedburner.com)
Aug 13 Motivating CRDTs for the Edge (christophermeiklejohn.com)

Aug 12 Remote Work (logicmag.io)
Aug 12 Programming Projects for Advanced Beginners #6: User Logins (robertheaton.com)

Aug 11 Real-World Programming Projects for Advanced Beginners (robertheaton.com)

Aug 9 Swap, swap, swap, and bad places to work (rachelbythebay.com)

Aug 8 How We Keep Learning (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Aug 7 Doubling the Sorting Speed of Postgres Network Types with Abbreviated Keys (brandur.org)

Aug 6 Globe staff photos of the month, July 2019 (www.bostonglobe.com)
Aug 6 505 HTTP Version Not Supported (feeds.feedburner.com)
Aug 6 Peeking through stock option exercise windows (robertheaton.com)

Aug 5 My take on a BSD/386 filesystem's contents in 1995 (rachelbythebay.com)

Aug 2 Possibly timely items from my reliability list (rachelbythebay.com)
Aug 2 Some items from my "reliability list" (rachelbythebay.com)

Jul 2019

Jul 31 Ex-Joyeur (dtrace.org)

Jul 30 Expanding the cloud to the Middle East: Introducing the AWS Middle East (Bahrain) Region (www.allthingsdistributed.com)
Jul 30 Surgery on codebases from the CLI (blog.jez.io)
Jul 30 504 Gateway Timeout (feeds.feedburner.com)
Jul 30 Photos of the country’s only traveling youth circus (www.bostonglobe.com)

Jul 28 The Stranding of the MV Shokalskiy (idlewords.com)

Jul 27 Programming Videos for Advanced Beginners #1: Battleships (robertheaton.com)

Jul 23 The Business Executive's Guide to Kubernetes (blog.jessfraz.com)
Jul 23 503 Service Unavailable (feeds.feedburner.com)
Jul 23 Maximizing profits and evaluating success as a Craigslist seller (robertheaton.com)

Jul 16 502 Bad Gateway (feeds.feedburner.com)
Jul 16 Your nines are not my nines (rachelbythebay.com)

Jul 15 BPF Performance Tools: Linux System and Application Observability (book) (www.brendangregg.com)

Jul 10 Linux Observability with BPF (blog.jessfraz.com)
Jul 10 Small stupid things that make up my dev environment (rachelbythebay.com)

Jul 9 501 Not Implemented (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jul 8 How to write an afl wrapper for any language (robertheaton.com)

Jul 7 Microsoft's Hypocrisy on DACA (idlewords.com)

Jul 4 Amazon Aurora development team wins the 2019 ACM SIGMOD Systems Award (www.allthingsdistributed.com)

Jul 2 Globe staff photos of the month, June 2019 (www.bostonglobe.com)
Jul 2 500 Internal Server Error (feeds.feedburner.com)
Jul 2 Distributed Tracing — we’ve been doing it wrong (medium.com)

Jun 2019

Jun 28 Get your work recognized: write a brag document (jvns.ca)

Jun 27 Recent photos of the ongoing migrant struggle (www.bostonglobe.com)
Jun 27 Figuring out the future of distributed data systems (interview) (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jun 25 How Discount Brokerages Make Money (www.kalzumeus.com)
Jun 25 451 Unavailable For Legal Reasons (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jun 24 Proving security at scale with automated reasoning (www.allthingsdistributed.com)

Jun 23 What does debugging a program look like? (jvns.ca)

Jun 21 On Programming Language Choice (blog.jez.io)

Jun 20 Recreating the OFFF by Night opening shot in Houdini (seenaburns.com)

Jun 19 Notes on Continuations (blog.jez.io)

Jun 18 431 Request Header Fields Too Large (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jun 17 Blog archive in space (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jun 16 A Debugger for Bash in Six Lines of Bash (blog.jez.io)

Jun 13 Sidechains vs Plasma vs Sharding (vitalik.ca)

Jun 11 Browser tabs are probably the wrong metaphor (feeds.feedburner.com)
Jun 11 Improving CLIs with isatty (blog.jez.io)
Jun 11 430 Would Block (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jun 10 The New Wilderness (idlewords.com)

Jun 4 Sequences: A Modest, Contra-garden Travel Project (brandur.org)
Jun 4 Standard ML in Travis CI (blog.jez.io)

Jun 3 Globe staff photos of the month, May 2019 (www.bostonglobe.com)

Jun 2 Bash coprocess (medium.com)

May 2019

May 30 An Exercise Program for the Fat Web (feeds.feedburner.com)

May 29 Bash Job Control (medium.com)

May 28 Building a Robust Live Reloader with WebSockets and Go (brandur.org)
May 28 Automating My Todo with GitHub and Twilio (blog.alicegoldfuss.com)

May 26 What I Learned Trying To Secure Congressional Campaigns (idlewords.com)

May 25 Stateful Serverless: Critical Sections with Azure Durable Functions (christophermeiklejohn.com)

May 24 Some of the best sports photos in Boston history (www.bostonglobe.com)

May 23 The rise of few-maintainer projects (increment.com)
May 23 (Open) source of anxiety (increment.com)
May 23 Community service (increment.com)
May 23 A license to share (increment.com)
May 23 The benefits (and costs) of corporate open source (increment.com)
May 23 Introduction to Stateful Serverless: key-value database with Azure Durable Entities (christophermeiklejohn.com)

May 19 Profiling in Haskell for a 10x Speedup (blog.jez.io)

May 15 Corollary to the Hard Thing about Hard Things (blog.jessfraz.com)

May 13 Fast Fourier Transforms (vitalik.ca)

May 12 OPP (Other People's Problems) (www.elidedbranches.com)

May 10 Increasing access to blockchain and ledger databases (www.allthingsdistributed.com)
May 10 Control as Liability (vitalik.ca)

May 8 Why open source firmware is important for security (blog.jessfraz.com)

May 5 Video Game Probability #1: How to Grow 5 Golden Crops in Stardew Valley (blog.amynguyen.net)
May 5 Video Game Probability: Introduction (blog.amynguyen.net)

May 3 Book Review — An Elegant Puzzle (medium.com)

May 2 Globe staff photos of the month, April 2019 (www.bostonglobe.com)

May 1 Friday Deploy Freezes Are Exactly Like Murdering Puppies (charity.wtf)

Apr 2019

Apr 30 On pain, careers, and doing things the hard way. (charity.wtf)

Apr 26 YOW! 2018 Cloud Performance Root Cause Analysis at Netflix (www.brendangregg.com)

Apr 25 Expanding the AWS Cloud – Introducing the AWS Asia Pacific (Hong Kong) Region (www.allthingsdistributed.com)

Apr 23 Challenge Accepted: Transposit (blog.jessfraz.com)

Apr 22 Spring blossoms (www.bostonglobe.com)

Apr 20 Using Fault-Injection to Evolve a Reliable Broadcast Protocol (christophermeiklejohn.com)

Apr 17 Wrote some ARM (seenaburns.com)
Apr 17 On Free Speech (vitalik.ca)

Apr 15 2019 Boston Marathon (www.bostonglobe.com)
Apr 15 Questions I'd Ask My Cloud Provider (blog.jessfraz.com)

Apr 10 A Career Development Methodology (www.jayshirley.com)

Apr 9 Leadership CI (blog.jessfraz.com)
Apr 9 How to Get Into SRE (blog.alicegoldfuss.com)

Apr 8 The Truth Seekers (blog.jessfraz.com)

Apr 7 Airplane packing list (blog.amynguyen.net)

Apr 4 On Collusion (vitalik.ca)

Apr 3 Halo Jakarta! An AWS Region is coming to Indonesia! (www.allthingsdistributed.com)

Apr 2 Globe staff photos of the month, March 2019 (www.bostonglobe.com)

Mar 2019

Mar 27 Redefining application communications with AWS App Mesh (www.allthingsdistributed.com)

Mar 26 Why are monoidal categories interesting? (jvns.ca)

Mar 25 Thoughts on Conway's Law and the software stack (blog.jessfraz.com)

Mar 24 Digging into RISC-V and how I learn new things (blog.jessfraz.com)

Mar 21 Defining a Distinguished Engineer (blog.jessfraz.com)
Mar 21 Another successful prediction? (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 18 What Working At Stripe Has Been Like (www.kalzumeus.com)

Mar 17 An Enigma, unikernels booting on RISC-V, a rack encased in liquid. OH MY. (blog.jessfraz.com)

Mar 15 New zine: Bite Size Networking! (jvns.ca)
Mar 15 Students stage global protest to speak out on climate change inaction (www.bostonglobe.com)

Mar 13 Amazon Aurora ascendant: How we designed a cloud-native relational database (www.allthingsdistributed.com)

Mar 8 Applied Monotonicity: A Brief History of CRDTs in Riak (christophermeiklejohn.com)

Mar 7 Function Dispatch Tables in C (blog.alicegoldfuss.com)
Mar 7 "Oh What a Strange Month it has Been" (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 2 Globe staff photos of the month, February 2019 (www.bostonglobe.com)
Mar 2 I moved to amy.dev (blog.amynguyen.net)
Mar 2 Trust and Integrity (blog.jessfraz.com)

Feb 2019

Feb 28 Government. Medicine. Capitalism? (blog.jessfraz.com)

Feb 26 Service X, Destroyer of Worlds (rachelbythebay.com)

Feb 25 Books I Recommend (blog.jessfraz.com)

Feb 23 From the File Vault: Pharmy Tales (blog.jessfraz.com)

Feb 19 Reflections on SGX (blog.jessfraz.com)

Feb 17 Organizing this blog into categories (jvns.ca)
Feb 17 LD_PRELOAD: The Hero We Need and Deserve (blog.jessfraz.com)
Feb 17 The Cloud Is Just Someone Else's Computer (feeds.feedburner.com)

Feb 16 !!Con 2019: submit a talk! (jvns.ca)

Feb 14 Infinite loops and doomed machines (rachelbythebay.com)

Feb 13 Smartphone society (www.bostonglobe.com)
Feb 13 The New Golden Age of Building with Soul (blog.jessfraz.com)
Feb 13 Outsource Your O11y: Now Roll It Out And Keep Them Happy (part 3/3) (charity.wtf)
Feb 13 Outsource Your O11y: Get Aligned With Security (part 2/3) (charity.wtf)
Feb 13 Outsource Your O11y: How To Be A Champion (part 1/3) (charity.wtf)
Feb 13 The Firmware and Hardware Rabbit Hole (blog.jessfraz.com)

Feb 12 Secret Design Docs: Multi-Tenant Orchestrator (blog.jessfraz.com)

Feb 11 Best of 2018 in Tech Talks (medium.com)
Feb 11 Reflecting on The Soul of a New Machine (dtrace.org)

Feb 10 Networking tool comics! (jvns.ca)

Feb 6 What would it take to start my own company the way I want to? (blog.amynguyen.net)
Feb 6 Highlights from the Patriots Super Bowl parade (www.bostonglobe.com)

Feb 5 Logs vs Structured Events (charity.wtf)

Feb 4 SortSupport: Sorting in Postgres at Speed (brandur.org)
Feb 4 Super Bowl LIII: Patriots vs. Rams (www.bostonglobe.com)

Feb 3 A month in the office (www.jayshirley.com)

Feb 2 Globe staff photos of the month, January 2019 (www.bostonglobe.com)

Jan 2019

Jan 31 Deliberately skipping encryption for business purposes (rachelbythebay.com)

Jan 29 A few early marketing thoughts (jvns.ca)
Jan 29 100 years ago, Boston’s North End was hit by a deadly wave of molasses (www.bostonglobe.com)
Jan 29 Feedback: oncall rotations (rachelbythebay.com)
Jan 29 Populating an oncall rotation (rachelbythebay.com)

Jan 28 On Being A Principal Engineer (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Jan 21 For the Love of Pipes (blog.jessfraz.com)
Jan 21 The night of a cascading failure (rachelbythebay.com)

Jan 18 This is a bad sign (rachelbythebay.com)

Jan 15 Data structures to name-drop when you want to sound smart in an interview (blog.amynguyen.net)

Jan 13 The Life of a GitHub Action (blog.jessfraz.com)

Jan 11 Feedback: canaries, bad managers, pranks, and book 3? (rachelbythebay.com)
Jan 11 Troubleshooting IPv6 badness to certain hosts in a rack (rachelbythebay.com)

Jan 5 Moving to another country (blog.amynguyen.net)
Jan 5 The best Boston Globe staff photos of 2018 (www.bostonglobe.com)

Jan 4 Engineering Management: The Pendulum Or The Ladder (charity.wtf)
Jan 4 Globe staff photos of the month, December 2018 (www.bostonglobe.com)

Jan 3 Feedback roundup: formal education, SWE, SA, or what? (rachelbythebay.com)

Jan 2 A double diagnosis — cancer while poor (www.bostonglobe.com)
Jan 2 Needlepoint (aphyr.com)
Jan 2 Thumbnailing in Isolate: Background workers in Electron (seenaburns.com)

Jan 1 Learn eBPF Tracing: Tutorial and Examples (www.brendangregg.com)

Dec 2018

Dec 31 Potholes to avoid when migrating to IPv6 (rachelbythebay.com)

Dec 30 Effective Mental Models for Code and Systems (medium.com)
Dec 30 How the Valley treats its experienced people (rachelbythebay.com)

Dec 29 Oh, what a year it’s been (blog.dbsmasher.com)
Dec 29 Some nonparametric statistics math (jvns.ca)
Dec 29 Handling intent for Grandma World (rachelbythebay.com)

Dec 28 2018: Year in review (jvns.ca)
Dec 28 Circular dependencies for provisioning systems (rachelbythebay.com)

Dec 27 2018 Year in Review (blog.alicegoldfuss.com)
Dec 27 The other kind of "flash" that we used to worry about (rachelbythebay.com)

Dec 26 The year 2018 in pictures: Part II (www.bostonglobe.com)
Dec 26 The year 2018 in pictures: Part I (www.bostonglobe.com)

Dec 25 Why review code? (sophiebits.com)

Dec 23 Social networking and dog food (rachelbythebay.com)

Dec 21 Enabling `perf` in Kubernetes with Docker’s default seccomp profile (blog.alicegoldfuss.com)

Dec 19 Gluten Free Antarctica (idlewords.com)

Dec 17 A EULA in FOSS clothing? (dtrace.org)

Dec 15 New talk: High Reliability Infrastructure Migrations (jvns.ca)
Dec 15 Open source confronts its midlife crisis (dtrace.org)
Dec 15 High performance, exactly-once, failure oblivious distributed programming with AMBROSIA (christophermeiklejohn.com)

Dec 12 Expanding the AWS Cloud – Introducing the AWS Europe (Stockholm) Region (www.allthingsdistributed.com)
Dec 12 ATDT relief (rachelbythebay.com)
Dec 12 How To Make HTTP Requests In Elm (jamesbvaughan.com)

Dec 6 A CBC Casper Tutorial (vitalik.ca)

Dec 5 Globe staff photos of the month, November 2018 (www.bostonglobe.com)

Dec 4 Metrics by proxy (sophiebits.com)

Dec 3 Voice (sophiebits.com)
Dec 3 Yak shaving and fixing (sophiebits.com)

Nov 2018

Nov 30 Keeping tradition of the hunt alive (www.bostonglobe.com)

Nov 26 Chaos at the US border in Mexico (www.bostonglobe.com)

Nov 23 I hate manager READMEs (www.elidedbranches.com)

Nov 21 Amazon Redshift and the art of performance optimization in the cloud (www.allthingsdistributed.com)

Nov 20 The Emperor's Old Clothes (www.jayshirley.com)

Nov 17 When is someone ready to manage managers? (www.elidedbranches.com)

Nov 16 The deadly Camp Fire in California (www.bostonglobe.com)
Nov 16 Guesstimate: A Programming Model for Collaborative Distributed Systems (christophermeiklejohn.com)

Nov 15 A CAPable Distributed Programming Model (christophermeiklejohn.com)

Nov 13 Ciao Milano! – An AWS Region is coming to Italy! (www.allthingsdistributed.com)

Nov 12 Expanding the Cloud – The Second AWS GovCloud (US) Region, AWS GovCloud (US-East) (www.allthingsdistributed.com)

Nov 11 100th anniversary of the end of WWI (www.bostonglobe.com)

Nov 8 FlameScope Pattern Recognition (www.brendangregg.com)

Nov 5 You might not need Kubernetes (blog.jessfraz.com)

Nov 4 Politics as Sport (idlewords.com)
Nov 4 Applicable Uses of the XOR Operator (www.eclairbytes.com)
Nov 4 Globe staff photos of the month, October 2018 (www.bostonglobe.com)

Nov 1 SRE School: No Haunted Forests (john-millikin.com)

Oct 2018

Oct 31 Red Sox 2018 World Series victory parade (www.bostonglobe.com)

Oct 29 React Conf: “React Today and Tomorrow” (sophiebits.com)
Oct 29 Red Sox win the 2018 World Series (www.bostonglobe.com)
Oct 29 World Series: Game 4, Red Sox vs. Dodgers (www.bostonglobe.com)

Oct 28 The Great Slate (idlewords.com)

Oct 27 World Series: Game 3, Red Sox vs. Dodgers (www.bostonglobe.com)

Oct 25 World Series: Game 2, Red Sox vs. Dodgers (www.bostonglobe.com)
Oct 25 Expanding the AWS Cloud – An AWS Region is coming to South Africa! (www.allthingsdistributed.com)
Oct 25 World Series: Game 1, Red Sox vs. Dodgers (www.bostonglobe.com)

Oct 24 4 Steps to Finding the Right Deep Learning Model (medium.com)

Oct 23 Lack of progress exposed by the Canary MacGuffin (rachelbythebay.com)

Oct 22 What does Stack Overflow want to be when it grows up? (feeds.feedburner.com)

Oct 21 A hidden complication for Linux desktop audio (rachelbythebay.com)

Oct 20 Lessons on exec from 4:40pm on a friday (seenaburns.com)

Oct 19 Japan's Hometown Tax (www.kalzumeus.com)
Oct 19 Why we host conference talk dry runs (sophiebits.com)

Oct 15 How to Manage Connections Efficiently in Postgres, or Any Database (brandur.org)
Oct 15 socat (medium.com)

Oct 11 Spend less time estimating, more time shipping. (www.jayshirley.com)

Oct 10 Choosing to stay out of the community (rachelbythebay.com)

Oct 8 bpftrace (DTrace 2.0) for Linux 2018 (www.brendangregg.com)

Oct 5 Disappearing videos and disappointed grandmothers (rachelbythebay.com)
Oct 5 Assessing software engineering candidates (dtrace.org)
Oct 5 Portrait of a Campaign (idlewords.com)

Oct 3 Globe staff photos of the month, September 2018 (www.bostonglobe.com)
Oct 3 Should KubeCon be double-blind? (dtrace.org)

Oct 2 Scenes from the aftermath of Indonesia’s earthquake, tsunami (www.bostonglobe.com)

Sep 2018

Sep 30 Hi! What beginning are you referring to? (medium.com)

Sep 29 The relative performance of C and Rust (dtrace.org)

Sep 27 It seems like either a folder named `tfjs_model_data` already exists in your directory, or… (medium.com)
Sep 27 Without using a higher level framework such as TF, PyTorch, etc. (medium.com)

Sep 26 On making connections (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Sep 25 The world, the stage, the way ahead (www.bostonglobe.com)

Sep 22 Thanks for reading! (medium.com)
Sep 22 If you’re following along locally, you should see the flask output that a server is running on… (medium.com)
Sep 22 Engineering Productivity (www.elidedbranches.com)
Sep 22 Glad you found it amazing! Fixed the matrix dimensions haha I always get the order confused (medium.com)

Sep 21 There is no longer any such thing as Computer Security (feeds.feedburner.com)

Sep 19 Absolutely! (medium.com)
Sep 19 The unsatisfactory answer is that it’s arbitrary, CartPole v0 has a termination condition of 200… (medium.com)

Sep 18 Falling in love with Rust (dtrace.org)
Sep 18 The destructive aftermath of Hurricane Florence (www.bostonglobe.com)
Sep 18 From Scratch: AI Balancing Act in 50 Lines of Python (medium.com)

Sep 17 Pipeline from Africa (www.bostonglobe.com)

Sep 8 Citizenship privileges and corporate performance reviews (rachelbythebay.com)

Sep 7 The woes of incremental resource drains in big systems (rachelbythebay.com)

Sep 5 Globe staff photos of the month, August 2018 (www.bostonglobe.com)

Sep 1 Top 5 lessons learned working at startups (medium.com)

Aug 2018

Aug 31 Thoughts on the new State of Devops report (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Aug 28 A Missing Link in Postgres 11: Fast Column Creation with Defaults (brandur.org)

Aug 27 Layer 1 Should Be Innovative in the Short Term but Less in the Long Term (vitalik.ca)

Aug 26 A home, but for how long? (www.bostonglobe.com)

Aug 24 Private peering issues and focusing on the end user (rachelbythebay.com)

Aug 22 Movie Director Genders (jamesbvaughan.com)

Aug 20 US Gymnastics Championships in Boston (www.bostonglobe.com)

Aug 12 Health Checks and Graceful Degradation in Distributed Systems (medium.com)

Aug 7 Summertime festivals around the world (www.bostonglobe.com)

Aug 6 cout (www.eclairbytes.com)

Aug 5 (More) Effective Go (john-millikin.com)

Aug 4 Error Beneath the WAVs (john-millikin.com)

Aug 1 Globe staff photos of the month, July 2018 (www.bostonglobe.com)
Aug 1 Make your voice count by simply saying, "Alexa, let's chat." (www.allthingsdistributed.com)
Aug 1 Some effects of unchecked company growth (rachelbythebay.com)
Aug 1 Blocking the rideshares (rachelbythebay.com)

Jul 2018

Jul 30 Why I Ripped The Same CD 300 Times (john-millikin.com)

Jul 29 Delegation: When being helpful is actually hurting (www.elidedbranches.com)

Jul 27 The life aquatic (www.bostonglobe.com)

Jul 20 Tweeting for 10,000 Years: An Experiment in Autonomous Software (brandur.org)

Jul 18 Concurrent Programming in ML: A Race (blog.jez.io)

Jul 10 All eyes on the World Cup (www.bostonglobe.com)

Jul 7 Kakuma refugee camp (www.bostonglobe.com)

Jul 2 Globe staff photos of the month, June 2018 (www.bostonglobe.com)
Jul 2 Migrating Isolate to ReasonML + React (seenaburns.com)
Jul 2 Effective gRPC (john-millikin.com)

Jun 2018

Jun 30 Evaluating the Evaluation: A Benchmarking Checklist (www.brendangregg.com)

Jun 27 Troubleshooting kernel crashes under pressure (rachelbythebay.com)
Jun 27 Giving away the company's secret sauce (rachelbythebay.com)

Jun 21 A one size fits all database doesn't fit anyone (www.allthingsdistributed.com)

Jun 14 Installing and Using Wireguard, obviously with containers (blog.jessfraz.com)

Jun 10 Predictability creates inclusive teams (www.jayshirley.com)

Jun 9 Hiring (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Jun 8 Living APIs, and the Case for GraphQL (brandur.org)

Jun 7 Talks (blog.jessfraz.com)

May 2018

May 31 Prefer .then() over .catch() (blog.jez.io)
May 31 Linux bcc/eBPF tcpdrop (www.brendangregg.com)

May 29 React Podcast: Inside React (sophiebits.com)

May 25 Bazel Toolchains (john-millikin.com)

May 22 Working (very) remote. (www.jayshirley.com)

May 21 The workplace of the future (www.allthingsdistributed.com)
May 21 Type errors with inference need stacks (sophiebits.com)

May 20 Containers, Security, and Echo Chambers (blog.jessfraz.com)

May 18 Hard Multi-Tenancy in Kubernetes (blog.jessfraz.com)

May 16 How the feedback mechanism works (spoiler: boring) (rachelbythebay.com)

May 15 How I Take Notes With Vim, Markdown, and Pandoc (jamesbvaughan.com)

May 14 Feedback: feeds, URLs, uids, LoveSacs and HTML oddities (rachelbythebay.com)
May 14 Responses to strftime and %G (rachelbythebay.com)

May 13 strftime's alpha-sorted man page vs. well-meaning people (rachelbythebay.com)

May 12 How to choose a data store for the new shiny thing (blog.dbsmasher.com)

May 9 Foot-candles: the different paths to tech (blog.alicegoldfuss.com)

May 8 Encrypting All Our Backups: On Making It To That Finish Line (blog.dbsmasher.com)
May 8 Jay Kamat (jamesbvaughan.com)

May 7 Counting Usernames from Malicious Login Attempts (jamesbvaughan.com)

May 2 You don't need to be the thing to monitor the thing (rachelbythebay.com)

May 1 Company-wide outages and the tendency to spam "ME TOO" (rachelbythebay.com)
May 1 Timothy Gu (jamesbvaughan.com)

Apr 2018

Apr 30 Stay Home (medium.com)
Apr 30 USENIX LISA 2018: CFP Now Open (www.brendangregg.com)
Apr 30 Hanging the Linux core dump pipe helper (rachelbythebay.com)
Apr 30 College Advice I Would Give My Freshman Self (jamesbvaughan.com)

Apr 29 Introduction (jamesbvaughan.com)

Apr 28 Optimizing your talking points (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 27 User IDs probably shouldn't be passed around as ints (rachelbythebay.com)
Apr 27 What's the size of that vector, anyway? (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 26 Scaling a High-traffic Rate Limiting Stack with Redis Cluster (brandur.org)

Apr 25 "Culture fit" is a two way street; it's them, not you (rachelbythebay.com)
Apr 25 Timeless writing by other people about workplaces (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 24 Up or out: tech company leveling and mandatory promotions (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 23 'Remote' (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Apr 22 Interns with toasters: how I taught people about load balancers (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 20 More fun with C++ STL containers and [] (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 19 Union Types in Flow & Reason (blog.jez.io)
Apr 19 Given enough machines, you too may find a processor bug (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 17 sigaction: see who killed you (and more) (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 16 Case Exhaustiveness in Flow (blog.jez.io)
Apr 16 Feedback: ebooks, non-NFS systems, and code ownership (rachelbythebay.com)
Apr 16 How did this machine jump into the future? (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 14 Leaving "gifts" behind on dedicated server hosts (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 13 Don't blame std::string for your vector accesses (rachelbythebay.com)
Apr 13 Attack of the broken feed reader (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 11 Subprocesses are generally bad news (rachelbythebay.com)
Apr 11 Unauthenticated flag flipping yields remote code execution (rachelbythebay.com)
Apr 11 Changing the calculus of containers in the cloud (www.allthingsdistributed.com)

Apr 9 The perils of letting your computer dial the phone (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 8 Exfiltration, correctness, and the race to market (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 6 Early days: the VIC-20 Programmer's Reference Guide (rachelbythebay.com)
Apr 6 Where I started might not be useful to you (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 5 patch runs ed, and ed can run anything (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 4 Writing To The Framebuffer (seenaburns.com)

Apr 3 Things I wish I didn't have to say about offices (rachelbythebay.com)
Apr 3 Everything isn't broken, but a few things might be looping (rachelbythebay.com)
Apr 3 Newer C++ features can create a lot of system yak shaving (rachelbythebay.com)

Apr 2 Quad Remapping (seenaburns.com)

Mar 2018

Mar 31 ulimit is not a silver bullet for memory problems (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 31 Non-uniform memory access meets the OOM killer (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 30 Corrupted chroots: the "tartar" bug (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 27 Feedback: books, P25 crypto, not caring and more (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 27 It's about what broke, not who broke it (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 27 Touring a Fast, Safe, and Complete(ish) Web Service in Rust (brandur.org)
Mar 27 Heat loss from big corporate projects (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 27 Why I usually run 'w' first when troubleshooting unknown machines (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 26 Looking back at 10 years of compartmentalization at AWS (www.allthingsdistributed.com)
Mar 26 Generating road from a curve in Houdini (seenaburns.com)

Mar 25 Reasons to quit, and reasons to not quit (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 25 Isolate (seenaburns.com)

Mar 24 Mojibake in Surugaya Javascript (john-millikin.com)
Mar 24 Look for the duct tape (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 23 Update on hardware clocks and drift (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 23 Four interacting decisions break ssh access (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 23 Update on conference room names (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 23 Not so fast: a disturbing update about London's rooms (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 22 TCP Tracepoints (www.brendangregg.com)
Mar 22 How to look out for yourself inside a particular company (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 20 Building Container Images Securely on Kubernetes (blog.jessfraz.com)

Mar 19 Repo coherence with git on NFS and multiple clients (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 19 What to do about NFS and SIGBUS (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 18 Another note to those on the private beach (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 17 UNIX Syscalls (john-millikin.com)

Mar 15 Bus errors, core dumps, and binaries on NFS (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 15 Inconsistent application of naming schemes can hurt (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 14 My message in a bottle (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 14 SRE School: Health Checking (john-millikin.com)

Mar 13 Just start writing and the rest will follow (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 11 Your space is your space, my space is your space? (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 11 Reddit Front Page (2018) (john-millikin.com)
Mar 11 Time for the next act of whatever this is (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 10 Python (Lambda Only) (john-millikin.com)
Mar 10 Re:Creators Episode 21 (john-millikin.com)

Mar 9 We got Country AND Western! (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 9 Putting a lid on those who are known for doing things (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 8 Daily WTF Contest Entry (john-millikin.com)

Mar 7 Fixers need good air cover (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 7 Are you out of alignment? (www.elidedbranches.com)

Mar 6 FZF.el: emacs + fzf (seenaburns.com)

Mar 5 Pro tip: don't call your people "high maintenance" (rachelbythebay.com)

Mar 4 Cryptic writings isn't just a Megadeth album name (rachelbythebay.com)
Mar 4 Nerd Sniped by BINFMT_MISC (blog.jessfraz.com)

Mar 3 SRE School: Instrumentation (john-millikin.com)

Feb 2018

Feb 26 Saving $167,000 on Groceries (jamesbvaughan.com)

Feb 22 Observable programming (sophiebits.com)

Feb 9 KPTI/KAISER Meltdown Initial Performance Regressions (www.brendangregg.com)

Feb 6 Lenses & Composition (blog.jez.io)
Feb 6 Some Intuition on Lenses (blog.jez.io)

Feb 4 Talks I have given (including bonus tracks!) (dtrace.org)

Jan 2018

Jan 18 Should you put several event types in the same Kafka topic? (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jan 17 Speed and Stability: Why Go is a Great Fit for Lambda (brandur.org)
Jan 17 How To Measure the Working Set Size on Linux (www.brendangregg.com)

Jan 13 Code Review from the Command Line (blog.jez.io)
Jan 13 Stop answering your own questions (www.elidedbranches.com)

Jan 5 The feedback I wish I got (www.jayshirley.com)

Jan 1 <2018> (medium.com)
Jan 1 2017 Retrospective (blog.amynguyen.net)

Dec 2017

Dec 31 AWS re:Invent 2017: How Netflix Tunes EC2 (www.brendangregg.com)
Dec 31 To Serve Man, with Software (feeds.feedburner.com)

Dec 25 2017 in review (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Dec 22 2017 Year in Review (blog.alicegoldfuss.com)

Dec 16 Personal Infrastructure (blog.jessfraz.com)

Dec 6 Presenting Data & Information: Notes (blog.jez.io)
Dec 6 Thoughts on Qutebrowser (jamesbvaughan.com)

Dec 5 My Coding Interview Style (blog.amynguyen.net)

Dec 3 Home Lab is the Dopest Lab (blog.jessfraz.com)

Nov 2017

Nov 29 AWS EC2 Virtualization 2017: Introducing Nitro (www.brendangregg.com)

Nov 17 Scaling Postgres with Read Replicas & Using WAL to Counter Stale Reads (brandur.org)

Nov 13 Brilliant Jerks in Engineering (www.brendangregg.com)

Nov 12 ABTs in Haskell (blog.jez.io)

Nov 8 Redis Streams and the Unified Log (brandur.org)

Nov 5 The Existential Terror of Battle Royale (feeds.feedburner.com)

Oct 2017

Oct 29 Variables and Binding (blog.jez.io)

Oct 28 EuroBSDcon: System Performance Analysis Methodologies (www.brendangregg.com)

Oct 27 Implementing Stripe-like Idempotency Keys in Postgres (brandur.org)

Oct 8 I have been called this and it makes me so uncomfortable. (medium.com)

Sep 2017

Sep 30 On leadership vs management (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Sep 28 Should You Build a Webhooks API? (brandur.org)
Sep 28 System Fω and Parameterization (blog.jez.io)

Sep 26 React 16: an API-compatible rewrite (sophiebits.com)

Sep 25 Variables in Types (blog.jez.io)

Sep 24 Recitation Notes (blog.jez.io)

Sep 20 Transactionally Staged Job Drains in Postgres (brandur.org)

Sep 9 Windows for Linux Nerds (blog.jessfraz.com)
Sep 9 Identity Theft, Credit Reports, and You (www.kalzumeus.com)

Sep 6 Using Atomic Transactions to Power an Idempotent API (brandur.org)
Sep 6 How do managers* get stuck? (www.elidedbranches.com)
Sep 6 Moving Fast, Staying Put (medium.com)

Sep 5 Solaris to Linux Migration 2017 (www.brendangregg.com)

Sep 4 The sudden death and eternal life of Solaris (dtrace.org)

Aug 2017

Aug 30 Kerbal Solar Program (aphyr.com)

Aug 28 The Limits of Copy-on-write: How Ruby Allocates Memory (brandur.org)

Aug 26 Hi, I’m trans. (sophiebits.com)

Aug 24 Total Solar Eclipse 2017 (www.brendangregg.com)

Aug 16 How Postgres Makes Transactions Atomic (brandur.org)

Aug 8 Linux Load Averages: Solving the Mystery (www.brendangregg.com)

Aug 5 I am disappointed but unsurprised by the news that an anti-diversity, sexist, manifesto is making… (medium.com)

Aug 2 Pseudo-HTML and Pidgin CSS: Building an Email Newsletter (brandur.org)

Jul 2017

Jul 30 Coloring Flame Graphs: Code Hues (www.brendangregg.com)

Jul 29 Kerbal Space Fuel Fiasco (aphyr.com)

Jul 28 Kerbal Space Follies (aphyr.com)
Jul 28 You Are Valued (medium.com)

Jul 27 A Rant on Usable Security (blog.jessfraz.com)
Jul 27 Kerbal Space Oddities (aphyr.com)

Jul 12 Thank you for your vulnerability and honesty in the face of something so difficult and trying. (medium.com)

Jun 2017

Jun 8 Growing Value (medium.com)

Jun 5 `godoc` struct rendering (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

Jun 2 Hacker, Hack Thyself (feeds.feedburner.com)

May 2017

May 31 Prey: the Real and the Symbolic (aphyr.com)

May 30 mercurial changegroup application (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

May 10 Kalzumeus Podcast Episode 14: Running A Business Portfolio with Jonathan Siegel (www.kalzumeus.com)

May 7 Chef audit mode (blog.dbsmasher.com)

May 3 Scala Days 2017 - Jepsen Keynote (aphyr.com)

May 2 Some Days of Blackness (medium.com)

Apr 2017

Apr 27 Elasticsearch IndicesQuery (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

Apr 26 Two Objects not Namespaced by the Linux Kernel (blog.jessfraz.com)

Apr 10 Typing the technical interview (aphyr.com)

Apr 5 Hexing the technical interview (aphyr.com)

Mar 2017

Mar 28 Setting the Record Straight: containers vs. Zones vs. Jails vs. VMs (blog.jessfraz.com)

Mar 24 Thunderbolting Your Video Card (feeds.feedburner.com)

Mar 16 Reversing the technical interview (aphyr.com)

Mar 15 Drawing a map of distributed data systems (feeds.feedburner.com)

Mar 10 Password Rules Are Bullshit (feeds.feedburner.com)

Mar 6 vim TAGS lookup (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)
Mar 6 Finding Free Food with Python (jamesbvaughan.com)

Mar 1 Systemd Timers as a Cron Alternative (jamesbvaughan.com)

Feb 2017

Feb 27 Capistrano server definition (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

Feb 20 Ruby `reject!` (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)
Feb 20 Tea and Tech Culture (blog.alicegoldfuss.com)

Feb 16 Jepsen: CockroachDB beta-20160829 (aphyr.com)

Feb 7 Jepsen: MongoDB 3.4.0-rc3 (aphyr.com)

Jan 2017

Jan 30 I'm Loyal to Nothing Except the Dream (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jan 29 Making FlameGraphs with Containerized Java (blog.alicegoldfuss.com)

Jan 26 The probability of data loss in large clusters (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jan 17 Forecasting Success (www.jayshirley.com)
Jan 17 An Inferno on the Head of a Pin (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jan 16 Ultimate Linux on the Desktop (blog.jessfraz.com)

Jan 6 How Do Individual Contributors Get Stuck? A Primer (www.elidedbranches.com)

Jan 5 Hey Diddle Diddle, Data to Fiddle (www.elidedbranches.com)

Dec 2016

Dec 30 Kalzumeus Software Year In Review 2016 (www.kalzumeus.com)

Dec 26 Chrome Server-Sent Event Parsing (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

Dec 7 On being on call (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Nov 2016

Nov 29 Building and Motivating Engineering Teams (www.elidedbranches.com)

Nov 23 Rust hash iteration+reinsertion (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)
Nov 23 Let's Encrypt Everything (feeds.feedburner.com)

Nov 17 golang `text/template` parsing (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

Nov 16 It’s important to note that the current system isn’t working for everyone in Silicon Valley. (medium.com)

Nov 11 Writing an HTTP server in Prolog (jamesbvaughan.com)

Nov 2 Your Digital Pinball Machine (feeds.feedburner.com)

Oct 2016

Oct 27 The Boy Who Cried Almost Wolf (www.jayshirley.com)

Oct 1 A Journey, My Journey (www.jayshirley.com)

Sep 2016

Sep 30 Scripting Your Way Outta Hell (blog.jessfraz.com)

Sep 17 Blurred Lines (blog.jessfraz.com)

Sep 15 'Ladies' Is Gender Neutral (blog.alicegoldfuss.com)

Sep 9 I’m Joining Stripe to Work on Atlas (www.kalzumeus.com)

Sep 8 Hacking PagerDuty (blog.alicegoldfuss.com)

Aug 2016

Aug 26 Kalzumeus Podcast Episode 13: Selling Online Businesses With Thomas Smale (www.kalzumeus.com)

Aug 19 The Day I Leave the Tech Industry (blog.jessfraz.com)
Aug 19 Microservices: Real Architectural Patterns (www.elidedbranches.com)

Aug 16 Serializability, linearizability, and locality (aphyr.com)

Aug 7 Analyzing GitHub Pull Request Data with BigQuery (blog.jessfraz.com)

Aug 4 Debugging a Hardware Panic (blog.alicegoldfuss.com)

Aug 3 Spontaneous Combustion (blog.jessfraz.com)
Aug 3 Tattoo (aphyr.com)

Aug 1 The Beginner's Guide (aphyr.com)

Jul 2016

Jul 29 When it matters to be understood (www.jayshirley.com)

Jul 20 Regular Expression Backtracking on StackOverflow (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

Jul 18 10 LDFLAGS I Love (blog.jessfraz.com)
Jul 18 The Virtue of Hubris and The Value of Complaining (www.elidedbranches.com)

Jul 12 Jepsen: VoltDB 6.3 (aphyr.com)

Jun 2016

Jun 28 Jepsen: Crate 0.54.9 version divergence (aphyr.com)

Jun 14 Slapping Back Imposter Syndrome (blog.alicegoldfuss.com)

Jun 10 The Virtues of Laziness and Impatience (www.elidedbranches.com)

Jun 5 Motivation: Recognition or Achievement? (www.jayshirley.com)

Jun 4 The Art of Closing (blog.jessfraz.com)

Jun 3 Kalzumeus Podcast Episode 12: Salary Negotiation with Josh Doody (www.kalzumeus.com)

May 2016

May 14 UIKit Subviews with custom tints (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

May 5 Thoughts on Take Home Interviews (www.elidedbranches.com)

May 1 Getting Towards Real Sandbox Containers (blog.jessfraz.com)

Apr 2016

Apr 30 How To Make Fossils Productive Again (feeds.feedburner.com)

Apr 28 Ask the CTO: Getting Information without interruptions (www.elidedbranches.com)

Apr 24 You Can Do Research Too (feeds.feedburner.com)

Apr 15 Dolphin Emulator Trampoline Generation (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)
Apr 15 Announcing TRVE DATA: Placing a bit less trust in the cloud (feeds.feedburner.com)

Apr 12 Ask the CTO: Navigating the hands-on to hands-off transition (www.elidedbranches.com)

Apr 9 Apache Spark (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

Apr 7 node.js left-pad (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

Apr 2 The Brutally Honest Guide to Docker Graphdrivers (blog.jessfraz.com)

Apr 1 You can bring a horse to water... (www.elidedbranches.com)

Mar 2016

Mar 30 Device security and the FBI (feeds.feedburner.com)

Mar 25 Capacity planning for databases (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Feb 2016

Feb 24 Ask the CTO: The Angry Employee (www.elidedbranches.com)

Feb 22 In Defense of the Repetitive Business Book (www.elidedbranches.com)

Feb 20 Lean Research (feeds.feedburner.com)

Feb 19 Linux `/proc/pid/maps` (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

Feb 18 Should law enforcement services have a backdoor into smartphones? (feeds.feedburner.com)

Feb 15 Framing (www.elidedbranches.com)

Feb 13 Ruby `parser` gem (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

Feb 12 What do I do with my time? (www.elidedbranches.com)

Feb 8 How to do distributed locking (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jan 2016

Jan 29 Invest in the Right Goal (www.jayshirley.com)

Jan 28 Qualitative or Quantitative but always Analytical (www.elidedbranches.com)
Jan 28 IPs for all the Things (blog.jessfraz.com)

Jan 25 Hiring Engineering Managers: Screening for Potential (www.elidedbranches.com)

Jan 23 Jepsen: RethinkDB 2.2.3 reconfiguration (aphyr.com)

Jan 19 3 Ways I Remember What I Read (www.jayshirley.com)
Jan 19 Runc Containers on the Desktop (blog.jessfraz.com)

Jan 11 Cultivating Environments, Fixing Situations (www.jayshirley.com)

Jan 4 How to use the new Docker Seccomp profiles (blog.jessfraz.com)
Jan 4 2015 in review...2016 here I come (blog.dbsmasher.com)
Jan 4 Jepsen: RethinkDB 2.1.5 (aphyr.com)

Jan 1 I Loved Graduate School (feeds.feedburner.com)

Dec 2015

Dec 31 What is a Technology Company, Really? (www.elidedbranches.com)
Dec 31 2015 in Review (www.jayshirley.com)

Dec 28 My year 2015 in review (feeds.feedburner.com)

Dec 7 In just 5 minutes... (www.jayshirley.com)

Dec 5 GHC Derived Foldable and Traversable Instances (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

Nov 2015

Nov 10 The Investigatory Powers Bill would increase cybercrime (feeds.feedburner.com)

Nov 3 Using Sensu for DBA tasks (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Oct 2015

Oct 30 Developing In Stockfighter With No Trading Experience (www.kalzumeus.com)

Sep 2015

Sep 17 Know your Limits (www.jayshirley.com)

Sep 12 Tor Socks Proxy and Privoxy Containers (blog.jessfraz.com)

Sep 4 Jepsen: Percona XtraDB Cluster (aphyr.com)
Sep 4 Intents and Outcomes (www.jayshirley.com)

Sep 3 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship: N=1 Materials for Systems Research (feeds.feedburner.com)

Sep 1 Jepsen: MariaDB Galera Cluster (aphyr.com)

Aug 2015

Aug 23 Running a Tor relay with Docker (blog.jessfraz.com)

Aug 11 Jepsen: Chronos (aphyr.com)

Jul 2015

Jul 29 On Burnout (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Jul 21 But why don't I wait until I'm in college? (www.jayshirley.com)

Jul 7 Comments on "You Do it Too" (aphyr.com)

Jul 5 This Industry is Fucked (blog.jessfraz.com)

Jun 2015

Jun 30 Using an R Container for Analytical Models (blog.jessfraz.com)

Jun 20 How to Route Traffic through a Tor Docker container (blog.jessfraz.com)

Jun 7 Tales of a Part-time Sysadmin: Dogfooding Docker to test Docker (blog.jessfraz.com)

May 2015

May 10 `puppet apply` (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

May 4 Jepsen: Aerospike (aphyr.com)

Apr 2015

Apr 27 Jepsen: Elasticsearch 1.5.0 (aphyr.com)

Apr 20 Jepsen: MongoDB stale reads (aphyr.com)

Mar 2015

Mar 20 Revisiting Haskell Network.HTTP (accidentallyquadratic.tumblr.com)

Mar 6 Alfred, csshx and terminalception (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Feb 2015

Feb 21 Docker Containers on the Desktop (blog.jessfraz.com)

Feb 13 Builders vs option maps (aphyr.com)
Feb 13 Learning configuration management as a DBA (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Feb 12 Returning self or void suggests mutability (aphyr.com)

Feb 8 Scaling MySQL at SendGrid (blog.dbsmasher.com)

Feb 3 Worst-Case Distributed Systems Design (feeds.feedburner.com)

Nov 2014

Nov 27 Linux or Death (aka How to install Linux on a Mac) (blog.jessfraz.com)

Nov 12 When Does Consistency Require Coordination? (feeds.feedburner.com)

Oct 2014

Oct 20 Data Integrity and Problems of Scope (feeds.feedburner.com)

Sep 2014

Sep 24 Linearizability versus Serializability (feeds.feedburner.com)

Sep 19 MSR Silicon Valley Systems Projects I Have Loved (feeds.feedburner.com)

Sep 16 Understanding Weak Isolation Is a Serious Problem (feeds.feedburner.com)

Aug 2014

Aug 27 Clojure from the ground up: debugging (aphyr.com)
Aug 27 Clojure from the ground up: roadmap (aphyr.com)

Jun 2014

Jun 15 Jepsen: Elasticsearch (aphyr.com)

Jun 9 Jepsen: etcd and Consul (aphyr.com)

Apr 2014

Apr 22 Bridging the Gap: Opportunities in Coordination-Avoiding Databases (feeds.feedburner.com)

Apr 14 Without Conflicts, Serializability Is Free (feeds.feedburner.com)

Apr 7 Scalable Atomic Visibility with RAMP Transactions (feeds.feedburner.com)

Apr 2 Initializing on the main thread using dispatch_once (sophiebits.com)

Feb 2014

Feb 5 Causality Is Expensive (and What To Do About It) (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jan 2014

Jan 13 Stickiness and Client-Server Session Guarantees (feeds.feedburner.com)

Dec 2013

Dec 10 On Consistency and Durability (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jun 2013

Jun 18 A near-perfect oninput shim for IE 8 and 9 (sophiebits.com)

Jun 9 Using React to speed up the Khan Academy question editor (sophiebits.com)

May 2013

May 28 Non-blocking Transactional Atomicity (feeds.feedburner.com)

May 17 Communication Costs in Real-world Networks (feeds.feedburner.com)

Feb 2013

Feb 5 HAT, not CAP: Introducing Highly Available Transactions (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jan 2013

Jan 22 When is "ACID" ACID? Rarely. (feeds.feedburner.com)

Jan 14 Using PBS in Cassandra 1.2.0 (feeds.feedburner.com)

Sep 2012

Sep 20 Doing Redundant Work to Speed Up Distributed Queries (feeds.feedburner.com)

Aug 2012

Aug 24 What I did at Khan Academy, 2012 edition (sophiebits.com)

Aug 3 Preventing XSS attacks when embedding JSON in HTML (sophiebits.com)

Jul 2012

Jul 19 Rolling back to an old revision in Mercurial (like git reset) (sophiebits.com)

Mar 2012

Mar 27 Safety and Liveness: Eventual Consistency Is Not Safe (feeds.feedburner.com)

Mar 17 A Running List: Writing, Speaking, and Research Advice (feeds.feedburner.com)

Mar 4 What's Wrong with Amazon's DynamoDB Pricing? (feeds.feedburner.com)

Feb 2012

Feb 10 Huchra's Seven Characteristics of a Successful Scientist (feeds.feedburner.com)

Dec 2011

Dec 19 CCC Post: Why am I in graduate school? (feeds.feedburner.com)

Dec 1 How to Make Foursquare your Bitch (blog.jessfraz.com)
Dec 1 Tasting My Proverbial Academic Foot (feeds.feedburner.com)

Nov 2011

Nov 30 What would Tupac do? (blog.jessfraz.com)

Nov 11 NoseSQL and SenseDB: New Paradigms for Crowdsourced Databases (feeds.feedburner.com)