Friday, November 04, 2016

[Links of the Day] 04/11/2016 : high performance reliable message passing framework, speculative paxos, Awesome Falsehood

  • Aeron : Aeron is an efficient reliable UDP unicast, UDP multicast, and IPC message transport. The key word here is reliable. Under the hood is brokered architecture built from the top down with performance in mind.They offer Java and C++ clients. 
  • specpaxos : Interesting concept but relies on multicast. SDN might help solve the inherent multicast drawbacks by creating topologies, distribution trees, etc.. ahead of time. But practically, how often do you see multicast deployed and enabled in modern datacenters ?
  • Awesome Falsehood : curated list of awesome falsehoods programmers believe in.