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Arc Notes Weekly #34: Headroom
This week, we discuss small mistakes and what it takes to take down a large system, fairness in multi-tenant systems, and the best GPUs to get for machine learning at home.
Arc Notes Weekly #33: General Intelligence
This week, we discuss what happens when a CPU starts, HTTP/3 prioritization, and how your tech stack isn’t your product.
Arc Notes Weekly #32: Nuovo
This week, we discuss running Twitter on one machine, ChatGPT vs Google, and Database Year In Review.
Arc Notes Weekly #31: Penalties
This week, we discuss scaling for 50 million uploads per day from the Canva team, how eBay transitioned to OpenTelemetry, and NormConf talks!
Arc Notes Weekly #30: Capacity
This week, we discuss the hidden costs of slow builds, K8s runtime observability, and a bug in SQLite. A slow week as people start wrapping up for the holidays.
Arc Notes Weekly #29: ChatGPT
This week, we discuss Extism’s new ABI of sorts for all your code, the rise of ChatGPT, and SSE & Scaling Black Friday.
Arc Notes Weekly #28: Servers
This week we talk about a distributed manifesto, how to troubleshoot strange performance issues with improved hardware, and how to draw diagrams in code.
Arc Notes Weekly #27: Hardcore 🔨
This week, we talk about how artificial intelligence can find bugs in our code, how warm caches are much better than cold ones, how scaling mastodon might be difficult, and where the term “boilerplate code” originates from.
Arc Notes Weekly #26: Alpha
This week we discuss scaling Postgres to 1M requests per second, notification systems, and career limiting moves.
Arc Notes Weekly #25: Blue Bird
This week we discuss the need to replace TCP in the data center, solve common Kubernetes problems, and find a new way to profile your applications continuously.
Arc Notes Weekly #24: ARC2
This week we discuss CORS so you can finally remember it this time, building an image hashing system and debugging sad servers.
Arc Notes Weekly #23: DevOps 🪦
This week we discuss who should have access to production, leaving the cloud, and the slow death of DevOps.
Arc Notes Weekly #22: Late Shift 🕘
This week we discuss software development pragmatism, disposable root servers, and Toyota’s leaked secret key! Oh, apparently you can “unlaunch” things.
Arc Notes Weekly #21: Thanksgiving 🇨🇦
This week we discuss Software engineering practices, the state of security of AWS, and the popularization of eBPF.
Arc Notes Weekly #20: Heavy Duty Engineer 👷
This week we discuss State of DevOps 2022, Managing scaling system for logging and data ingestion and does anyone even like Kubernetes?
Arc Notes Weekly #19: Nuovo 🆕
This week we discuss the reality of the software supply chain, ways to secure your infrastructure, and a picture that contains its own MD5 hash.
Arc Notes Weekly #18: Caps ⛰️
This week we discuss Nginx vs. Caddy, When you should use Bazel, and the future of the kernel with Rust!
Arc Notes Weekly #17: Fall 🍂
This week we discuss Lost Art of SysAdmin, Malloy new way to SQL, and new distributed programming language Unison.
Arc Notes Weekly #16: Floppy 💾
This week we discuss 1 millions QPS with MySQL, Stable Diffusion, and do we really actually practice everything we preach about DevOps?
Arc Notes Weekly #15: Squeeze 🍋
This week we discuss types of container ochestrators, debugging applications, and scaling read concurrency with SQLite.
Arc Notes Weekly #14: Terminal 💻
This week we discuss liveness and readiness probes for k8s, improving system latency with Discord, and distributed SQLite database!
Arc Notes Weekly #13: Platform
This week we discuss handling k8s healthchecks, understanding your delivery lead time, and how Starlink got hacked with 25 dollar mod chip!
Arc Notes Weekly #12: The Cloud ☁️
This week we discuss GraphQL, State of the Cloud, incident managment, and how the cookie came to be.
Arc Notes Weekly #11: Stimulus
This week we discuss new way to understand dependency age, why leap seconds could be bad, and the little known things about sockets.
Arc Notes Weekly #10: Gray
This week we discuss keeping clocks in sync, the rise of developer tooling, and some new innovations in the C++ community with Carbon.
Arc Notes Weekly #9: Thunder
This weeks post covers DynamoDB paper, writing SLOs, caring about what you do and much more.
Arc Notes Weekly #8: Rogers
This week’s post covers the Rogers internet outage, load testing, and much more!
Arc Notes Weekly #7: Trade Offs
This week’s post covers a few systems design rundowns (multiplayer games architecture and chess engines) and a new DSL for SQL.
Arc Notes Weekly #6: One line fix
This weeks post covers transparent memory offloading, epic one line fixes, WASM, and much more.
Arc Notes Weekly #5: NB
This weeks post covers computers being fast, new frameworks based on demo, and notes on complex software systems.
Arc Notes Weekly #4: Legos
This weeks post covers extending Zookeeper with Delos, modern data pipelining, dependency culling, and much more.
Arc Notes Weekly #3: Neon
This weeks post covers new databases, linux pipes speed, and loading balancing at scale.
Arc Notes Weekly #2: OAuth
This weeks post covers End of Big Data, Post on Moving Exabytes of Data and continued OAuth breach impacts
Arc Notes Weekly #1: We have lift off 🚀
We launched a couple of weeks ago, and the reception has been great. We approaching just under 5K developers across the industry.