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  1. Taming the events: How we regained petabyte-scale Hive query power
  2. A Few Fun Tools We Built At Booking.com
  3. Perl IntelliJ Plugin - Herd your code
  4. Progressive Web Apps with Service Workers
  5. The one where Booking.com sent travellers to Mars
  6. Using Riak as Events Storage - Part 3
  7. Using multivariant tests to determine performance impact
  8. Keeping Control of the Front-end
  9. Using Riak as Events Storage - Part 2
  10. Using Riak as Events Storage - Part 1
  11. Changing our attitude towards failure
  12. Abstracting Binlog Servers and MySQL Master Promotion without Reconfiguring all Slaves
  13. Evaluating MySQL Parallel Replication Part 3: Benchmarks in Production
  14. Evaluating MySQL Parallel Replication Part 3, Annex: Under the Hood
  15. How we designed Booking.com for Business
  16. How We Spent Two Days Making Perl Faster
  17. About opening doors and asking questions:
    An interview with Janne Jul Jensen
  18. Evaluating MySQL Parallel Replication Part 2: Slave Group Commit
  19. Better Parallel Replication for MySQL
  20. IO::Socket::Timeout: socket timeout made easy
  21. A/B Testing - Concept != Execution
  22. Distributed Top-N Similarity Join with Hive and Perl Part I
  23. B.Smashing – A Front End evening with Booking.com and Smashing Magazine
  24. Better Crash-safe replication for MySQL
  25. Would you like fries with that?
  26. Goldilocks and the Three Experiments
  27. Reusing Bitmap objects on Android
  28. MySQL Slave Scaling (and more)
  29. More Optimizations in Perl 5.20-to-be
  30. Automating CSS sprites for large organisations
  31. MySQL 5.6 GTIDs: Evaluation and Online Migration
  32. A Faster Perl Runtime in Tiny Steps
  33. Custom Browser Extensions for Front End Developers
  34. Native Extensions for Perl without Smoke and Mirrors
  35. Hardening Perl's Hash Function
  36. How we do talent development in Booking.com IT
  37. The Next Sereal is Coming!
  38. Responsive Email
  39. The Dreaded "Attempt to free unreferenced scalar"
  40. OK: Monitoring enabled
  41. On the importance of localisation
  42. Profiling in Production
  43. Is your A/B testing effort just chasing statistical ghosts?
  44. Dotfiles distribution
  45. The Little Script That Could
  46. F5 BIG-IP Custom MIB
  47. Writing Advanced Daemons That Aren't Daemons
  48. Highlander!
  49. Booking.com Software Developer Hiring Process
  50. Protect Against Accidental Logging of Sensitive Information
  51. Efficient CSS Compression in Perl
  52. We're Hiring Designers
  53. Sereal - a binary data serialization format
  54. The Signal Handling Blues
  55. Welcome to the Booking.com dev blog