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Being Ephemeral

Posted by Mark on August 28, 2008

There are lots of topics in programming languages, IT infrastructure, and system design that turn out to be all about persistence vs. being ephemeral. I don’t believe people realize it, but “being ephemeral” is the core question and the standard answer should be? 42. Which given it is >0 is ‘Yes’. So “Be Ephemeral” unless you can’t possibly be ephemeral.


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