21 Nov 2021
HDFS scalability: the limits to growth
Summary of Shvachko's article presenting Hadoop distributed file system HDFS and its scalability limitations.
20 Nov 2021
MapReduce: Simplified Data Processing on Large Clusters
Paper from Google engineers presenting MapReduce, a model providing a robust yet simple interface for processing large datasets in distributed environments.
23 Oct 2021
Enterprise Data Analysis and Visualization: An Interview Study
This paper presents an overview of the different competencies of data analysts, discussing the social and organizational context of companies that affects the outcome of analysts' everyday work.
26 Aug 2021
Improving Datacenter Performance and Robustness with Multipath TCP
Paper presenting the MPTCP protocol which improves the performance on datacenters, providing an alternative for single-path transport.
13 Aug 2021
Modeling TCP Throughput: A Simple Model and its Empirical Validation
Summary of the paper published in 1998 describing a TCP throughput prediction model that take timeouts into account.
11 Aug 2021
TCP Slow Start, Congestion Avoidance, Fast Retransmit, and Fast Recovery Algorithms
Summary of the RFC 2001, discussing the TCP mechanisms to handle package transmissions during network congestion.
10 Aug 2021
Congestion avoidance and control
Paper presenting an efficient algorithm for network congestion avoidance and control, as a response to the first Internet congestion collapses that happened back in 1986.
10 Aug 2021
Analysis of the Increase and Decrease Algorithms for Congestion Avoidance in Computer Networks
Summary of the paper published in 1989 presenting different algorithms for Congestion Avoidance in computer networks.
14 Jul 2021
Efficient virtual network isolation in multi-tenant data centers on commodity ethernet switches
This paper presents LANES, a system that provides network isolation for multi-tenant data center environments.
05 Jul 2021
P4: Programming Protocol-Independent Packet Processors
Programming language designed for protocol and target independence allowing programmers to define packet processors in SDN environments.