Saturday, October 13, 2018

Read it or Throw it #206

Discord explaining why they went with Cassandra for their messages storage
and how they implemented their sharding using a composite key

GitLab aims to be a one-stop-shop for all development cycle 

An informative article that focuses on Rust concurrency vs Go concurrency

Another database I'd really like to experiment someday

Debuggability is one of the most important capabilities of a production-ready Software

Two of the most common techniques for automatically reclaiming unused memory
(read also how Rust manages memory here)

A very short video demonstrating briefly Google Spanner 

The future of CDN capabilities is running code on the Edge and Cloudflare seems to be taking the lead here

A nice life-hacking article

Some good tips for increasing our daily productivity (I can sympathise with some of them)

Make It Work Make It Right Make It Fast
Kent Beck