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DB Execution Plans for C++/Java Developers, and for anybody who has read Knuth

“If I was a compiler-with-ability-to-create-indexes-as-I-need-it – what would I do to make The Ideal Execution Plan™ for this request?”
Another Quote:
“When we have that ideal-execution-plan – we still need to convince our SQL compiler to use it”

Allocator for (Re)Actors with Optional Kinda-Safety and Relocation

“‘Safe with relocation’ mode will allow us to eliminate dreaded ‘external fragmentation’ – which tends to cause quite a bit of trouble for long-running systems”
Another Quote:
“For a long while, I have been a strong proponent of message-passing mechanisms over mutex-based thread sync for concurrency purposes”