The Remarkable Utility of Dataflow Computing

Dataflow graph

We build computer systems around abstractions. The right abstractions are timeless and versatile, meaning they apply in many different settings. Such abstractions make developers’ lives easier, and allow systems programmers and researchers to optimize performance “below the hood”, by changing systems without breaking the abstractions. In this post, I will argue that the abstraction of … Read more The Remarkable Utility of Dataflow Computing