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10 Optimizations on Linear Search

The operations side of the story

by Thomas A. Limoncelli | August 8, 2016

Topic: Search Engines

CACM This article appears in print in Communications of the ACM, Volume 59 Issue 9

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Are You Load Balancing Wrong?

Anyone can use a load balancer. Using them properly is much more difficult.

by Thomas A. Limoncelli | December 20, 2016

Topic: Networks

CACM This article appears in print in Communications of the ACM, Volume 60 Issue 2

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Automation Should Be Like Iron Man, Not Ultron

The "Leftover Principle" Requires Increasingly More Highly-skilled Humans.

by Thomas A. Limoncelli | October 31, 2015

Topic: Development

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Four Ways to Make CS & IT Curricula More Immersive

Why the Bell Curve Hasn't Transformed into a Hockey Stick

by Thomas A. Limoncelli | August 1, 2017

Topic: Education

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How Sysadmins Devalue Themselves

And how to track on-call coverage

by Thomas A. Limoncelli | February 8, 2016

Topic: System Administration

CACM This article appears in print in Communications of the ACM, Volume 59 Issue 4

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Operational Excellence in April Fools' Pranks

Being funny is serious work.

by Thomas A. Limoncelli | December 5, 2017

Topic: Development

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The Small Batches Principle

Reducing waste, encouraging experimentation, and making everyone happy

by Thomas A. Limoncelli | May 24, 2016

Topic: System Administration

CACM This article appears in print in Communications of the ACM, Volume 59 Issue 7

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