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