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51:10

Redesigning PayPal APIs for Scale and Simplicity

Posted by Deepak Nadig, Praveen Alavilli  on  Dec 30, 2013

Deepak Nadig, Praveen Alavilli present how PayPal redesigned its APIs based on lessons learnt developing their services in over 14 years, and the principles, patterns and anti-patterns used in API design.

16:07

Ember-Data, the Way Forward

Posted by Igor Terzic  on  Dec 29, 2013

Igor Terzic presents several cases where Ember Data is used in production, and outlines some of the features that are intended to be included in the future.

39:21

Erlang for Authoritative DNS

Posted by Anthony Eden  on  Dec 27, 2013

Anthony Eden explains why they chose to use Erlang for an authoritative DNS, how Erlang helped along the way and some of the challenges faced.

39:39

Growing from the Few to the Many: Scaling the Operations Organization at Facebook

Posted by Pedro Canahuati  on  Dec 16, 2013

Pedro Canahuati describes how Facebook's operations maintains their infrastructure, including challenges faced and lessons learned: prioritizing calls, managing technical debt, incident management.

49:34

Online Controlled Experiments: Introduction, Insights, Scaling, and Humbling Statistics

Posted by Ronny Kohavi  on  Dec 12, 2013 1

Ronny Kohavi shares lessons learned, cultural and scaling challenges conducting hundreds of concurrent online controlled experiments at Bing.

47:52

Evolution of the Netflix API

Posted by Ben Christensen  on  Dec 11, 2013

Ben Christensen describes how the Netflix API evolved from a typical one-size-fits-all RESTful API designed to support public developers into a web service platform optimized to handle the diversity and variability of each device and user experience. The talk will also address the challenges involving operations, deployment, performance, fault-tolerance, and rate of innovation at massive scale.

51:33

How a Small Team Scales Instagram

Posted by Mike Krieger  on  Dec 05, 2013

Mike Krieger discusses Instagram's best and worst infrastructure decisions, building and deploying scalable and extensible services.

43:38

The Unreasonable Effectiveness of Tuning

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Nov 27, 2013

Keith Adams shares HHVM insights showing how a system can become very performant if it is well tuned.

20:01

Experiences Building a Hypervideo-based Web App with Ember.js, Popcorn.js and HTML5

Posted by Thomas Herrmann  on  Nov 24, 2013

Thomas Herrmann discusses the advantages, challenges and lessons learned in building a multimedia-heavy, interactive HTML5 application with Ember.js.

50:05

How GitHub (no longer) Works

Posted by Zach Holman  on  Nov 18, 2013 2

Zach Holman discusses the various stumbling blocks GitHub encountered as the company grew over the years.

31:28

Lessons Learned Implementing Activity-based Working alongside Agile at Bankwest

Posted by Ed Cortis  on  Oct 09, 2013

Ed Cortis shares lessons learned adopting ABW, covering the pilot program, noise/quiet spaces, tools, curtains, card walls, people, logistics, etc.

01:12:02

Growing C++ Software Guided by Tests

Posted by Alan Griffiths  on  Oct 04, 2013

Alan Griffiths shares the organizational process, the technological challenges and the solutions adopted by a team developing a C++ systems component.

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