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SPAs Are Just Harder, and Always Will Be

http://wgross.net/essays/spas-are-harder

There's quite a lot of talk these days about Single Page Applications  (SPAs) and the terrific...

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A sort-middle architecture for 2D graphics

https://raphlinus.github.io/rust/graphics/gpu/2020/06/12/sort-middle.html

In my recent piet-gpu update, I wrote that I was not satisfied with performance and teased a new...

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Perl is dying quick. Could be extinct by 2023.

https://thehftguy.com/2019/10/07/perl-is-dying-quick-could-be-extinct-by-2023/

Some personal reflections about the evolution and death or programming languages. By the forces...

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Engineering SQL Support on Apache Pinot at Uber

https://eng.uber.com/engineering-sql-support-on-apache-pinot/

Uber leverages real-time analytics on aggregate data to improve the user experience across our...

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Uber Infrastructure in 2019: Improving Reliability, Driving Customer Satisfaction

https://eng.uber.com/uber-infrastructure-2019/

Every day around the world, millions of trips take place across the Uber network, giving users...

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Uber’s Data Platform in 2019: Transforming Information to Intelligence

https://eng.uber.com/uber-data-platform-2019/

Uber’s busy 2019 included our billionth delivery of an Uber Eats order, 24 million miles covered...

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Why We Leverage Multi-tenancy in Uber’s Microservice Architecture

https://eng.uber.com/multitenancy-microservice-architecture/

The performance of Uber’s services relies on our ability to quickly and stably launch new...

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Productionizing Distributed XGBoost to Train Deep Tree Models with Large Data Sets at Uber

https://eng.uber.com/productionizing-distributed-xgboost/

Michelangelo, Uber’s machine learning (ML) platform, powers machine learning model training...

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Optimizing Observability with Jaeger, M3, and XYS at Uber

https://eng.uber.com/optimizing-observability/

When something goes wrong with a piece of code, engineers want to know all the relevant details...

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Designing a Production-Ready Kappa Architecture for Timely Data Stream Processing

https://eng.uber.com/kappa-architecture-data-stream-processing/

At Uber, we use robust data processing systems such as Apache Flink and Apache Spark to power...

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Introducing Domain-Oriented Microservice Architecture

https://eng.uber.com/microservice-architecture/

Introduction Recently there has been substantial discussion around the downsides of service...

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Lorem Picsum, death by a million pixel-gigabits

https://dmarby.se/blog/lorem-picsum/

Or how to serve half a billion placeholder images a month on a budget. Lorem Picsum is one of...

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The Illustrated GPT-2 (Visualizing Transformer Language Models)

http://jalammar.github.io/illustrated-gpt2/

Discussions: Hacker News (64 points, 3 comments), Reddit r/MachineLearning (219 points, 18...

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Simple, Easy, Risk and Change

https://blog.ircmaxell.com/2015/11/simple-easy-risk-and-change.html

I’ve been thinking a lot about change lately. Things finally resonated to me after...

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Ponderings on Odoriferous Syntactical Constructifications

https://blog.ircmaxell.com/2017/07/ponderings-on-odoriferous-syntactical.html

(AKA: “Thoughts on code smells” and how “high brow” they have become) We have a...

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All About Middleware

https://blog.ircmaxell.com/2016/05/all-about-middleware.html

Last week, a proposal to standardize middleware for PSR-7 was introduced to the...

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Simple, Easy, Risk and Change

https://blog.ircmaxell.com/2015/11/simple-easy-risk-and-change.html

I’ve been thinking a lot about change lately. Things finally resonated to me after...

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Ponderings on Odoriferous Syntactical Constructifications

https://blog.ircmaxell.com/2017/07/ponderings-on-odoriferous-syntactical.html

(AKA: “Thoughts on code smells” and how “high brow” they have become) We have a...

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All About Middleware

https://blog.ircmaxell.com/2016/05/all-about-middleware.html

Last week, a proposal to standardize middleware for PSR-7 was introduced to the...

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Code and Creative Destruction

http://dangrover.com/2013/07/12/code-and-creative-destruction.html

“Abe said something interesting. He said that because everyone's so poor these days, the '90s...

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