Linux Performance Analysis in 60,000 Milliseconds, from Netflix blog.
GDP Growth over the Very Long Run. GDP per person over the last 2000 years.
Awesome Interviews. Curated list of lists of interview questions.
Conan. C++ package manager (descendent of Biicode)
Implementation notes about Henry Spencer’s regex library from Postgres source code.
Ideas are not cheap. OK. Hmm. I agree with the sentiment, but not his direction. He’s hoping that good ideas don’t need lots of work, or need to go up against tremendous opposition or inertia, or … most of the things that are the reason that good ideas exist that are unimplemented. Worth reading if only to react against.
Notes on indexes and index-like structures. A little pompous but maybe this guy is allowed.
MetroHash: Faster, Better Hash Functions. This also comes across as ridiculously arrogant, but again, maybe it’s deserved.