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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (of Caching)

by Neha

Published October 18, 2013 in Programming

A talk at All Your Base 2013. Caching -- we all do it, in a browser, in memcached, and often in the form of precomputation, like the specialized stores used by Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit. This talk discusses some of the problems with precomputing (or denormalizing) your data, and argues for a new, expressive dataflow framework which operates over many systems.