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    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.

    http://www.infoq.com/presentations/erlang-software-for-a-concurrent-world

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      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.

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      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.

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        It is there, below “Riak with strict quorum” and above Zookeper.

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          So it is - don’t know how I missed it.

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        A more recent (and highly legible) paper is “High-Performance Concurrency Control Mechanisms for Main-Memory Databases.”

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          Thanks for the recommendation, here’s a link to the article (PDF).

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          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.