I made it about 16 minutes in before I figured out there is zero content in this talk. I want another downvote label due to this talk, such as “no content” or “fluff” or even “funny but totally useless”. Here’s a better talk about concurrency and maintaining systems in the cloud or on distributed systems.
As funny as it was (and I enjoyed watching it in full), I have to agree with you. It’s almost just a standup act.
Given the structure of the FoundationDB cluster, I was disappointed that they only tested Master and Co-ordinator in particular groups. What happens if both are in the minority?
Also: I followed the Jepsen blogs with some interest and note that the Riak+CRDT case (0% loss) wasn’t listed in their table.
It is there, below “Riak with strict quorum” and above Zookeper.
So it is - don’t know how I missed it.
A more recent (and highly legible) paper is “High-Performance Concurrency Control Mechanisms for Main-Memory Databases.”
Thanks for the recommendation, here’s a link to the article (PDF).
I like his proposal of a curated set of tools for encryption with a friendly UI. Even if it’s CLI.
I’d also like to see (if there’s not one already) a nice-looking site that educates on the basic concepts and best practices for sending and receiving encrypted messages securely. Something like Bitcoin’s WeUseCoins, for instance.