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