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AWS Service Health Dashboard - Amazon S3 Availability Event: July 20, 2008
We wanted to provide some additional detail about the problem we experienced on Sunday, July 20th.
amazon  AWS  S3  datacenter  distributed  system  systems  failure  NetworkEffect  CloudComputing  casestudy  report  availability 
august 2008 by rafaeldff
Steve: Developing on the Edge - Are rich clients the enemy of busy servers
A small lesson about the difficulties of scalability and how, as usual, http comes to the rescue.
blog  post  SteveLoughran  eclipse  mylyn  jira  bugzilla  BTS  bug  performance  scalability  CaseStudy  http  REST  WebServices  caching  ETag 
february 2008 by rafaeldff
Teaching, Playing, and Programming: In praise of mandatory indentation for novice programmers
Chirs Okasaki reports striking improvements to novice performance when a (custom) language with significant whitespace was used for teaching.
blog  post  ChrisOkasaki  teaching  programming  language  syntax  whitespace  indentation  academia  course  education  computerscience  casestudy  coding 
february 2008 by rafaeldff
S3 Failed Because of Authentication Overload | High Scalability
I hate to sound like a salesman, but, y'know, Niagara's integrated crypto acceleration would really help in this sort of situation... Just saying...
S3  casestudy  Amazon  web  server  service  cryptography  scalability  authentication  operations  ops  infra  failure  overload 
february 2008 by rafaeldff
Elegant Byte Counting - Beautiful Code
Michael Feathers discussing an elegant example of the Special Case pattern [Folwer, PoEAA]
blog  post  pattern  MichaelFeathers  OO  design  SpecialCase  NullObject  example  casestudy  tip  DesignPattern  PoEAA 
november 2007 by rafaeldff
Scaling Twitter: Making Twitter 10000 Percent Faster | High Scalability
Loads of links and data points regarding the Twitter scalability incident (and solution). FYI, Twitter is a Ruby on Rails app running on Solaris on Sun servers.
article  links  Twitter  scalability  rails  RoR  solaris  casestudy  web  Performance  Ruby  scaling  ToddHoff 
october 2007 by rafaeldff
Domain-Specific Language Engineering
A Case Study in Agile DSL Development (Mark I). [DSL generating Seam/JSF output]
article  EelcoVisser  paper  metaprogramming  DSL  JSF  Seam  casestudy 
september 2007 by rafaeldff
preed's blah-blah-blahg: Version Control System Shootout Redux Redux
How mozilla moved from CVS to a next gen version control system, illustrated by Mortal Kombat screenshots.
article  blog  post  Mozilla  casestudy  CVS  SVN  Subversion  Mercurial  Hg  Bazaar  BZR  VCS  SCM  software  engineering  SE  process  opensource  distributed 
april 2007 by rafaeldff
Johannes Ernst's Blog - Dan Pritchett and Randy Shoup: The eBay Architecture
"This week, I attended a very interesting presentation by Dan Pritchett and Randy Shoup, both senior technologists at eBay, on eBay's architecture. Some of it was as I would have expected, other things were, shall we say, counter-intuitive. Here is a rand
blog  post  presentation  ebay  software  architecture  java  j2ee  JavaEE  DanPritchett  RandyShoup  JohannesErnst  scalability  ha  availability  HighAvailability  reliability  db  dbms  cluster  clustering  casestudy  performance  scaling  web 
december 2006 by rafaeldff
InfoQ: Casestudy: IP Telephony Integration
"Java and .NET implementation, and then zooming in some interesting technical aspects of their project including phone integration with WebEx/LiveMeeting, integration between Java/.NET interop, HTTP vs. IPC communication between systems installed on the s
toread  casestudy  article  infoq  telephony  telecom  telco  ip-telephony  networking 
december 2006 by rafaeldff
Mistaeks I Hav Made: Scrapheap Challenge at OOPSLA 2005
Lessons learned from an experiment at OOPSLA 2005 that let teams build a couple of programs through reutiliztion of any available software.
NatPryce  blog  post  experiment  results  oopsla  2005  Scrapheap  code  coding  programming  study  case  CaseStudy  component  framework  reuse  competition  contest  development  shell  pipe  pipes 
june 2006 by rafaeldff

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