Best of metadata in 2021

As it became our tradition, here are some highlights from my 2021 posts.

Systems

Foundational distributed systems papers

There is plenty of room at the bottom

Graviton2 and Graviton3

Fail-silent Corruption Execution Errors (CEEs) at CPU/cores

SOSP21 conference (Day1)

Using Lightweight Formal Methods to Validate a Key-Value Storage Node in Amazon S3

Building Distributed Systems With Stateright

Sundial: Fault-tolerant Clock Synchronization for Datacenters

Do tightly synchronized clocks help consensus?


Databases

Linearizability

What's Really New with NewSQL?

A read-only transaction anomaly under snapshot isolation

FoundationDB Record Layer: A Multi-Tenant Structured Datastore


Misc

Learning a technical subject

Your attitude determines your success

Humans of Computer Systems: Obdurodon

Facebook: The Inside Story (2020) by Steven Levy


Previous years in review

Year in review 2020

Year in review 2019

Year in review 2018

Research, writing, and career advice

Comments

Anonymous said…
Hi,

LACHESIS: SCALABLE ASYNCHRONOUS BFT ON DAG
STREAMS
https://arxiv.org/pdf/2108.01900.pdf

I look forward of your review on lachesis consensus (Fantom Foundation).

Avalanche vs Fantom Consensus comparison.

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