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