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Sep 8, 2020
28th DistSys Reading Group - Hotstuff With the 28th session we jumped into the space of byzantine fault tolerant consensus protocols. We covered fault tolera...
Jun 19, 2020
Know your latencies I find it helpful to know the orders of magnitude by which certain computer operations differ. Certainly it is not wort...
May 18, 2020
26th DistSys Reading Group - Cache coherence We have long been planning to cover the caching mechanisms in CPUs. As a shared knowledge base for the discussions in t...
Apr 27, 2020
25th DistSys Reading Group - Fair queuing In the session today we covered Madhavapeddi Shreedhar and George Varghese paper "*Efficient fair queuing using deficit...
Apr 6, 2020
24th DistSys Reading Group - BBR Congestion-Based Congestion Control After a bit of a break due to current pandemic we decided to carry on and continue our meetings as virtual calls. Igno...
Apr 1, 2020
Elimination back-off stack performance ![All stacks from 1 thread to up to 128](/static/elimination-back-off-stack/lines.svg) I recently stumbled upon the id...
Mar 28, 2020
Elimination back-off stack Reading *The Art of Multiprocessor Programming* [1] I came across the *Elimination Back-off Stack* [2] datastructure in...
Mar 14, 2020
Leaving the Prometheus team In January 2017 I joined the company CoreOS as a test-engineer helping the monitoring team and the [rkt container engin...
Feb 18, 2020
23rd Distributed Systems Paper Club At the end of the previous session one of us suggested to dive into congestion control algorithms. This has found a gre...
Jan 28, 2020
22nd Distributed Systems Paper Club In the 22nd session we took a look at `io_uring` - a new Kernel interface for asynchronous I/O. Tyler, who is currently...