Consistency, convergence, and confluence are not the same! Eventual consistency and eventual convergence aren’t the same as confluence, either.
Computing across Trust Boundaries Has a Big Impact of How We Work.
We frequently compute across trust boundaries. The patterns that cope with distrust are rarely discussed even though they impact how we use data and do…
Technology trends have evolved to provide an abundance of CPU, Memory, Storage, and Networking. Coordination, formerly dirt cheap, has become the preci…
Technology trends have evolved to provide an abundance of CPU, Memory, Storage, and Networking. Coordination, formerly dirt cheap, has become the preci…
Should we strive for clarity, bloviation, or casual familiarity in our prose?
Consistency, convergence, and confluence are NOT the same! Eventual consistency and eventual convergence aren’t the same as confluence, either.
Consistency, convergence, and confluence are NOT the same! Eventual consistency and eventual convergence aren’t the same as confluence, either.
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Scattered Thoughts on Distributed Systems