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I've been writing code, reading code, and living vicariously through computers for as long as I can remember. I like to build things that work. I also dabble in machining, welding, cooking and skiing.

  • By Marc Brooker
  • Based in United States of America
  • Roughly two posts per month
  • First post on

Posts per month

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Posts per month
Month starting Posts
May 2021 1
Jun 2021 0
Jul 2021 0
Aug 2021 3
Sep 2021 0
Oct 2021 1
Nov 2021 1
Dec 2021 0
Jan 2022 2
Feb 2022 2
Mar 2022 0
Apr 2022 1
May 2022 1
Jun 2022 1
Jul 2022 2
Aug 2022 1
Sep 2022 1
Oct 2022 2
Nov 2022 3
Dec 2022 1
Jan 2023 2
Feb 2023 1
Mar 2023 2
Apr 2023 1
May 2023 2
Jun 2023 2
Jul 2023 2
Aug 2023 1
Sep 2023 2
Oct 2023 1
Nov 2023 1
Dec 2023 1
Jan 2024 2
Feb 2024 2
Mar 2024 2
Apr 2024 2
May 2024 1

Any gaps could be due to errors when fetching the blog’s feed.

Most recent posts

It's always TCP_NODELAY. Every damn time.
It’s always TCP_NODELAY. Every damn time. It's not the 1980s anymore, thankfully. The first thing I check when debugging latency issues in distributed systems is whether TCP_NODELAY is enabled. And it’s not just me. Every …
On , by Marc Brooker, 1,020 words
MemoryDB: Speed, Durability, and Composition.
MemoryDB: Speed, Durability, and Composition. Blocks are fun. Earlier this week, my colleagues Yacine Taleb, Kevin McGehee, Nan Yan, Shawn Wang, Stefan Mueller, and Allen Samuels published Amazon MemoryDB: A fast and durable memory-first cloud …
On , by Marc Brooker, 1,527 words
Formal Methods: Just Good Engineering Practice?
Formal Methods: Just Good Engineering Practice? Yes. The answer is yes. In your face, Betteridge. Earlier this week, I did the keynote at TLA+ conf 2024 (watch the video or check out the slides). My …
On , by Marc Brooker, 1,462 words