Corba Systems (or here)
by Rocky Stewart:
Have you ever wondered why so few peole are using Corba for real
Server Architecture by Philip
Philip explains why relying on Oracle as an ACID transaction backend
isn't that bad. Every distributed systems designer should read
this and rethink again if it's such a great idea to keep state
in more then one computer.
as a secret weapon by Paul
Lisp as an Alternative to Java by Erann
Both articles talk about the advantages of using a high-level
language such as Lisp in favor to Java or C++ when developing
certain types of applications. Sure the question is what type
of applications and which what kind of developers, but the Yahoo!-Stores
story is definitely impressive.