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What Came First: The Ordering of Events in Systems
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| by Kavya Joshi Follow 6 Followers on Oct 05, 2017 | NOTICE: The next QCon is in London, Mar 4 - 6, 2019. Join us!

Kavya Joshi explores the beautifully simple happens-before principle. She delves into how happens-before is tracked in a distributed database like Riak, and how it’s implicitly maintained by the concurrency primitives provided in languages like Go. She touches upon other sophisticated uses of happens-before like consensus protocols and data race detection.


Kavya Joshi works as a Software Engineer at Samsara, a start-up in San Francisco. She particularly enjoys architecting and building highly concurrent, highly scalable systems.

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