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