Autoremediation, ie. auto-replacement, of Cassandra nodes in production at Netflix
I am a former high-frequency trader. For a few wonderful years I led a group of brilliant engineers and mathematicians, and together we traded in the electronic marketplaces and pushed systems to the edge of their capability.Insane stuff — FPGAs embedded in the network switches to shave off nanoseconds of latency.
one-pass algorithms for computing mean, variance, and linear regression, from the HFT world.
A stray “rm -rf” on the main network share managed to wipe out 90% of the movie’s assets, and the backups were corrupt. Horrific backups war story
excellently bananas. 8.49 million separate musical notes in a single 4-minute-long composition (via Paddy Benson)
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