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0 – 100 MPH - Launching a New Product at Scale

Posted by Dan Macklin  on  Mar 15, 2015

Dan Macklin explains why bet365 has adopted Erlang as a core development platform and goes through the highs and lows of managing change in one of the world's biggest on-line bookmakers.


Let It Crash! The Erlang Approach to Building Reliable Services

Posted by Brian Troutwine  on  Feb 10, 2015

Brian Troutwine examines how functional programming and other concepts championed by Erlang can yield reactive services with just a change in thinking and a different approach to design.


Sweet Elixir! A Gentle Introduction to Erlang’s Cute Younger Brother Elixir

Posted by Ryan Cromwell  on  Oct 12, 2014

Ryan Cromwell introduces Elixir, a , functional distributed meta programming language inspired by Ruby and compiling to Erlang VM, covering pattern matching, pipelines and tail-call recursion.


Erlang Patterns Matching Business Needs

Posted by Torben Hoffmann  on  Sep 07, 2014

Torben Hoffmann shares a number of patterns from Erlang systems, modeled through Object-Process Methodology, discussing their impact on business needs.


That's 'Billion' with a 'B': Scaling to the Next Level at WhatsApp

Posted by Rick Reed  on  Sep 06, 2014

Rick Reed shares scalability and reliability insights, techniques, and hacks used and learned developing WhatsApp on an Erlang/FreeBSD infrastructure.


Erjang - With the JVM Under the Hood

Posted by Kresten Krab Thorup  on  Aug 24, 2014

Kresten Krab Thorup introduces Erjang, an Erlang VM based on the JVM, disclosing some of its internal workings and challenges building it.


Planning for Overload

Posted by Fred Hebert  on  Aug 12, 2014 1

Fred Hebert introduces two strategies for handling overload -load-shedding and back-pressure- along with different ways to make them work in Erlang focusing on the importance of planning for overload.


Scaling HTTP Connections

Posted by Benoît Chesneau  on  Aug 12, 2014

Benoît Chesneau discusses creating, scaling and reusing HTTP connections, summarizing techniques used to reduce memory usage in Erlang and ways to handle massive client connections efficiently.


10 Billion a Day, 100 Milliseconds Per: Monitoring Real-Time Bidding at AdRoll

Posted by Brian Troutwine  on  Aug 03, 2014 1

Brian Troutwine shares insight on using Erlang for a highly concurrent and very low latency bidding system implemented by Adroll.


Fault Tolerance 101

Posted by Joe Armstrong  on  Jun 05, 2014 1

Joe Armstrong discusses fault tolerant systems, summarizing the key features of Erlang and showing how they can be used for programming fault-tolerant and scalable systems on multi-core clusters.


Fault Tolerance 101

Posted by Joe Armstrong  on  May 25, 2014 2

Joe Armstrong discusses how fault tolerance relates to scalability and concurrency, and how Erlang helps build fault-tolerant systems on multi-core clusters.


Cloud, Distributed, Embedded: Erlang in the Heterogeneous Computing World

Posted by Omer Kilic  on  May 17, 2014

Omer Kilic provides an overview of heterogeneous computing discussing how Erlang can help with the orchestration of different processing platforms, introduces Erlang/ALE + updates on Erlang Embedded.

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