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Internet Scale Services Checklist

Internet Scale Services Checklist

A checklist for designing and developing internet scale services, inspired by James Hamilton's 2007 paper "On Desgining and Deploying Internet-Scale Services."

Basic tenets

  • Does the design expect failures to happen regularly and handle them gracefully?
  • Have we kept things as simple as possible?
joeletizia / Winter-func.rb
Created Feb 6, 2013
A solution (at least I think it's right...) to The Ransom Glad you've made it this far, intrepid friend of Max. To tell you a little about ourselves, our goal is to end winter in Chicago. We've read our Ries and plan to start small, with an MVP. We currently have the resources to build a structure covering …
View Winter-func.rb
require 'open-uri'
def adj_sum(multi,x,y)
sum = multi[x][y].to_i
if x > 0
sum += multi[x-1][y].to_i
if x < 999
View gist:1406238
Hi Donald (and Martin),
Thanks for pinging me; it's nice to know Typesafe is keeping tabs on this, and I
appreciate the tone. This is a Yegge-long response, but given that you and
Martin are the two people best-situated to do anything about this, I'd rather
err on the side of giving you too much to think about. I realize I'm being very
critical of something in which you've invested a great deal (both financially