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