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  1. PyData Amsterdam 2017 at Booking.com: Deep Learning, Statistical Models and NLP
  2. An unconventional way of learning a new programming language
  3. Troubleshooting: A journey into the unknown
  4. Design Critique — The Booking way
  5. Using Riak as Events Storage - Part 4
  6. On Diversity
  7. Named Entity Classification
  8. Autonomous Peer Learning at Booking.com and How You Can Do it in Your Organization
  9. A matter of design principle(s)
  10. 5 ways to listen to your customers
  11. Evaluating MySQL Parallel Replication Part 4: More Benchmarks in Production
  12. Evaluating MySQL Parallel Replication Part 4, Annex: Under the Hood
  13. k-Nearest Neighbours: From slow to fast thanks to maths
  14. Taming the events: How we regained petabyte-scale Hive query power
  15. A Few Fun Tools We Built At Booking.com
  16. Perl IntelliJ Plugin - Herd your code
  17. Progressive Web Apps with Service Workers
  18. The one where Booking.com sent travellers to Mars
  19. Using Riak as Events Storage - Part 3
  20. Using multivariant tests to determine performance impact
  21. Keeping Control of the Front-end
  22. Using Riak as Events Storage - Part 2
  23. Using Riak as Events Storage - Part 1
  24. Changing our attitude towards failure
  25. Abstracting Binlog Servers and MySQL Master Promotion without Reconfiguring all Slaves
  26. Evaluating MySQL Parallel Replication Part 3: Benchmarks in Production
  27. Evaluating MySQL Parallel Replication Part 3, Annex: Under the Hood
  28. How we designed Booking.com for Business
  29. How We Spent Two Days Making Perl Faster
  30. About opening doors and asking questions:
    An interview with Janne Jul Jensen
  31. Evaluating MySQL Parallel Replication Part 2: Slave Group Commit
  32. Better Parallel Replication for MySQL
  33. IO::Socket::Timeout: socket timeout made easy
  34. A/B Testing - Concept != Execution
  35. Distributed Top-N Similarity Join with Hive and Perl Part I
  36. B.Smashing – A Front End evening with Booking.com and Smashing Magazine
  37. Better Crash-safe replication for MySQL
  38. Would you like fries with that?
  39. Goldilocks and the Three Experiments
  40. Reusing Bitmap objects on Android
  41. MySQL Slave Scaling (and more)
  42. More Optimizations in Perl 5.20-to-be
  43. Automating CSS sprites for large organisations
  44. MySQL 5.6 GTIDs: Evaluation and Online Migration
  45. A Faster Perl Runtime in Tiny Steps
  46. Custom Browser Extensions for Front End Developers
  47. Native Extensions for Perl without Smoke and Mirrors
  48. Hardening Perl's Hash Function
  49. How we do talent development in Booking.com IT
  50. The Next Sereal is Coming!
  51. Responsive Email
  52. The Dreaded "Attempt to free unreferenced scalar"
  53. OK: Monitoring enabled
  54. On the importance of localisation
  55. Profiling in Production
  56. Is your A/B testing effort just chasing statistical ghosts?
  57. Dotfiles distribution
  58. The Little Script That Could
  59. F5 BIG-IP Custom MIB
  60. Writing Advanced Daemons That Aren't Daemons
  61. Highlander!
  62. Booking.com Software Developer Hiring Process
  63. Protect Against Accidental Logging of Sensitive Information
  64. Efficient CSS Compression in Perl
  65. We're Hiring Designers
  66. Sereal - a binary data serialization format
  67. The Signal Handling Blues
  68. Welcome to the Booking.com dev blog