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