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  1. Evaluating MySQL Parallel Replication Part 3: Benchmarks in Production
  2. Evaluating MySQL Parallel Replication Part 3, Annex: Under the Hood
  3. How we designed Booking.com for Business
  4. How We Spent Two Days Making Perl Faster
  5. About opening doors and asking questions:
    An interview with Janne Jul Jensen
  6. Evaluating MySQL Parallel Replication Part 2: Slave Group Commit
  7. Better Parallel Replication for MySQL
  8. IO::Socket::Timeout: socket timeout made easy
  9. A/B Testing - Concept != Execution
  10. Distributed Top-N Similarity Join with Hive and Perl Part I
  11. B.Smashing – A Front End evening with Booking.com and Smashing Magazine
  12. Better Crash-safe replication for MySQL
  13. Would you like fries with that?
  14. Goldilocks and the Three Experiments
  15. Reusing Bitmap objects on Android
  16. MySQL Slave Scaling (and more)
  17. More Optimizations in Perl 5.20-to-be
  18. Automating CSS sprites for large organisations
  19. MySQL 5.6 GTIDs: Evaluation and Online Migration
  20. A Faster Perl Runtime in Tiny Steps
  21. Custom Browser Extensions for Front End Developers
  22. Native Extensions for Perl without Smoke and Mirrors
  23. Hardening Perl's Hash Function
  24. How we do talent development in Booking.com IT
  25. The Next Sereal is Coming!
  26. Responsive Email
  27. The Dreaded "Attempt to free unreferenced scalar"
  28. OK: Monitoring enabled
  29. On the importance of localisation
  30. Profiling in Production
  31. Is your A/B testing effort just chasing statistical ghosts?
  32. Dotfiles distribution
  33. The Little Script That Could
  34. F5 BIG-IP Custom MIB
  35. Writing Advanced Daemons That Aren't Daemons
  36. Highlander!
  37. Booking.com Software Developer Hiring Process
  38. Protect Against Accidental Logging of Sensitive Information
  39. Efficient CSS Compression in Perl
  40. We're Hiring Designers
  41. Sereal - a binary data serialization format
  42. The Signal Handling Blues
  43. Welcome to the Booking.com dev blog