A. Jesse Jiryu Davis
Review: Antipode: Enforcing Cross-Service Causal Consistency in Distributed Applications
A 2023 paper about an interesting new consistency level for microservices.
Review: Leases: An Efficient Fault-Tolerant Mechanism for Distributed File Cache Consistency
The 1989 paper that invented timed leases for consistency in distributed systems.
Review: Exploiting a Natural Network Effect for Scalable, Finegrained Clock Synchronization
A 2018 paper with an algorithm to tightly synchronize clocks between servers, and measure one-way latency.
Review: Nezha: Deployable and High-Performance Consensus Using Synchronized Clocks
A protocol like Fast Paxos, with some interesting optimizations.
Java Modelling Toolkit
My brief experience playing with a queue network simulator.
Review: Distributed Transactions at Scale in Amazon DynamoDB
Classic algorithms updated for a modern cloud database.
Review: PolarDB-SCC: A Cloud-Native Database Ensuring Low Latency for Strongly Consistent Reads
Alibaba's cloud-native SQL DB has a clever method for reading fresh data from secondaries.
Review: Performance Modeling and Design of Computer Systems: Queueing Theory in Action
Two friends and I wrote a joint review of a math textbook.
Review: SelfTune: Tuning Cluster Managers
A 2023 paper describing a simple system for automatically configuring auto-scaling and other aspects.
Review: Distributed Reset
A 1994 paper describing how to bring a distributed system to a known state.