Monday, August 10, 2015

Links of the day 10/08/2015 : Cryptocurrency architecture, Distributed data stream processing and Rump kernels

  • Architecture Of A Cryptocurrency : good overview of what make a cryptocurrency and the five pillars of its architecture : Network consensus, transaction Protocol and internal state
  • High-throughput, low-latency, and exactly-once stream processing with Apache Flink : on the evolution of fault-tolerant streaming architectures and their performance
  • On rump kernels and the Rumprun unikernel : a very good overview of the rump kernel . As stated, One of the key advantage of this type of unikernel is that it can run unmodified "legacy" applications. By that I means you can use your tested, running application that wasn't design for unikernel and slap it on top of rump. To a certain extend it allow a easy and smooth transition without the pain of re-coding everything from scratch.