March 26, 2015
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As we near the end of class, my hope is that you can read an article like If State Is Hell, SOA Is Satan and not simply understand it, but also agree or disagree with aspects of what the author is saying based on your knowledge of distributed systems.
If you weren't able to get through all of these in class, it would pay to spend some time thinking through these and discussing them with other member of the class.
March 25, 2015
I know I've let you down and you're sorely disappointed, but there won't be a microservices quiz. Try to be stoic about it. See you tomorrow.
March 19, 2015
The quiz for the Bitcoin lecture's reading is on Learning Suite.
March 17, 2015
You will need to have completed reading Rainbow's End before the March 31st lecture.
This article is a good introduction to one of the primary problems in distributed systems: simultaneity
There is No Now: Problems with simultaneity in distributed systems by Justin Sheehy
March 12, 2015
Utah Geek Events is sponsoring a code camp this Saturday at the University of Utah Spencer Fox Eccles Business Building. Here's the schedule. There's a LOT of sessions. Let me know if you go.
Today's APIs and Error Conditions exercise.
March 11, 2015
If you tried to do the reading for Thursday you probably noticed I had the wrong articles linked. I noticed that yesterday and fixed it on my machine but failed to push the changes to the Web site. Sorry.
You were undoubtedly resourceful enough to google the article titles and find them. However, the Starbucks article has several forms and the first one in the search results isn't the best. The best one is the PDF I've linked to from the class schedule.
If you'd like to retake the quiz because you feel that having the wrong version of the article negatively impacted your grade, let Adam know and he can arrange it.
March 10, 2015
The quiz for distributed transactions is available on Learning Suite. Wouldn't it be nice if I could link to it?
March 6, 2015
Lab 6 is ready for you to work on.
Please report any problems to Dr. Windley and Adam.
March 4, 2015
I've made the due date for Lab 5 this Saturday March 7.
March 3, 2015
There will not be a quiz for Mar 5
Lab 5 was listed as being due today. I'm postponing the due date. Stand by for the specific date.
March 2, 2015
There's no quiz for the lecture material for Mar 3.