A couple of reads and a couple of watches.


“Life Beyond Distributed Transactions: An Apostate’s Implementation - A Primer”

Nice series of articles (not yet finished) on implementing transactional logic in a distributed system without resorting to the traditional SQL distributed transactions.

“Software Testing Anti-patterns”

Excellent thorough article on testing anti-patterns, technology stack agnostic, with valuable information to make sure we get the most out of our tests.


“GOTO 2018 • Practicalities of Productionizing Distributed Systems • Jeff Hodges”

Nice talk on distributed systems, problems that might arise and ways of to figure them out.

“Actors in clusters: why, when and how - Pawel Banka, Vagif Abilov”

Interesting talk on a real world example of using the actor model in .NET with Akka.NET and it’s clustering module.