New article for "Escaping the Singularity: It's Not Your Grandmothers Database Anymore"
Coordination Is Increasingly Painful... What Can Be Done?
In my youth, I thought everything had cause and effect like a big clock. In this light, computing made sense. Now, I see that both life and computing…
Autonomous Computing: We frequently compute across autonomous boundaries but the implications of the patterns to ensure independence are rarely…
Links to presentations on Autonomous Computing: The implications of autonomy in our work.
Been really pretty busy... New things are coming, though!
It is common to compute across autonomous boundaries. The patterns we use to cope with autonomy are rarely discussed even though they frequently impact…
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