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FOSDEM: Graphite @ Scale at Booking.com

Validimir Smirnov gave his talk Graphite @ Scale at FOSDEM.

The slides (PDF) are available for download, and the talk can be downloaded (webm) as well.

Booking stores about 130 TB of data in Graphite, using 32 frontend and 200 SSD storage servers to collect 2.5M unique metric per second,  worth 11 Gbps of traffic in the graphite backend.

This is achieves mostly be replacing all parts of Graphite with API-compatible rewrites in Go and C, all of which are open source.

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Damian Gryski on Go Slices and CPU Caches

Booking.com’s Damian Gryski on Go Slices and CPU caches (17 minutes, english language)

The dot Post: »Modern computers have multiple layers of caches between the processor and main memory. Algorithms which effectively use these caches can be orders of magnitude faster than those that don’t. Damian looks at how using slices can make your inner loops more cache friendly.«

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Booking.com: One Mission Video


Booking.com: One Mission

On the Booking Annual Meeting last year (BAM16), the company gave away a Go pro to every employee. Many took them with them on their travels. The result was an amazing amount of material, some of it even good. 🙂

The “Best Of” just became a really pretty video.

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