Building Airbnb’s Change Data Capture system (SpinalTap), to enable propagating & reacting to data mutations in real time. The dining hall in the San Francisco Office is always gleaming with natural sunlight!Labor day weekend is just around the corner! Karim is amped for a well deserved vacation. He logs in to Airbnb to start planning a trip to San Francisco, and stumbles upon a great listing hosted by Dany. He books it. A moment later, Dany receives a notification that his home has been booked. He checks his listing calendar and sure enough, those dates are reserved. He also notices the recommended daily price has increased for that time period. “Hmm, must be a lot of folks looking to visit the city over that time” he mumbles. Dany marks his listing as available for the rest of that week... All the way on the east coast, Sara is sipping tea in her cozy Chelsea apartment in New York, preparing for a business trip to her …[Read more]
Uber’s mission is transportation as reliable as running water, everywhere, for everyone. Last time, we talked about the foundation that powers Uber Engineering. Now, we’ll explore the parts of the stack that face riders and drivers, starting …
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Red Hat betas Enterprise Virtualization, partners with HP for SOA. And more.
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# Red Hat announced that its Enterprise Virtualization portfolio of products is now available for beta testing.
# Red Hat collaborated with HP on SOA.
# David Megginson published mixing GPL and non-GPL: a different perspective. A new take on the MySQL/MariaDB storage engine debate.
# UK Government CIO shed some light on “G-Cloud” plans and how the new open source policy provides an opportunity.
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