Books Reviews

In Search of an Understandable Consensus Algorithm

March 5, 2021

The goal of a consensus algorithm is to allow multiple machines to work as a coherent group which can survive the failures from some of its members.
Paxos has been the most common consensus algorithm used around, yet it is quite hard to understand, and hard to implement.

Meaningful Availability

February 26, 2021

I actually read this paper for the first time a year ago. But I found it so good that I’ve decided to give it another ready, with a written summary.

Book Review - How to Take Smart Notes

September 2, 2020

This article is my review of the book How to Take Smart Notes.

Overview of my 2016 books

December 22, 2016

Just like in 2015, I’ve kept habit of reading for an hour before I start working every weekday.

This year, I’m only writing about the technical books I’ve read. The fictional ones I read in the evening are a recreation, and I’m not keeping track of what I read this year.

Reading notes - Debriefing Facilitation Guide

November 23, 2016

This is my reading notes from the Debriefing Facilitation Guide book.

Reading notes - Managing oneself

October 27, 2016

For a couple years now, I’ve been starting to read a lot more.
A year ago, I wrote about what my reading habit is, and it hasn’t changed much since.

My Reading Habit in 2015

November 26, 2015

A bit over a year ago, I decided to try starting to read more.
This just started as a basic attempt to read one book (engineering a safer world which happened to be very interesting but I got bored around the middle).