A. Jesse Jiryu Davis
The MongoDB Versioned API
For MongoDB 5.0, I designed a new stable API that permits you to upgrade without code changes.
Paper review: Strong and Efficient Consistency with Consistency-Aware Durability
Don't wait for data to be durable when you write it, wait before you read.
July 4, 2021
People watching NYC fireworks from the FDR highway.
How To Understand Non-Self: Buddhism And Conway's Game Of Life
John Conway's Game of Life is a math puzzle that gives us insights into the Buddha's teaching of anatman.
Review: The Scout Mindset
Julia Galef's book points out the dangers of motivated reasoning, and encourages us to be skeptical of ourselves.
Paper review: Paxos vs Raft
Which consensus algorithm will win?
Get a Coach for your PyCon 2021 Talk
A speaking coach will help you make make your PyCon video polished, convincing, and fun.
Aragog: Scalable Runtime Verification of Shardable Networked Systems
An efficient invariant checker for network protocols.
Pegasus: Tolerating Skewed Workloads in Distributed Storage with In-Network Coherence Directories
A clever research paper describing a rack-sized distributed KV store.
Gertrude Berg Armstrong Davis was an industrious homemaker and affectionate sister.