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Logs from Finland

Not that kind of log

First, read all of this excellent distillation of distributed systems by Jay Kreps,  The Log: What every software engineer should know about real-time data’s unifying abstraction.…

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Dear Sync Diary

Brent Simmons is keeping a diary as he works through implementing sync for Vesper, an iOS note-taking app. Building this sort of thing isn’t easy; cf.…

Database rivalry in the Valley

A couple years ago, Google released an embeddedable key-value database called LevelDB. There was much rejoicing. Recently, Facebook released their fork of LevelDB, RocksDB. There’s a…

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