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Maximizing Throughput on Multicore Systems

Posted by Irina Guberman  on  Oct 16, 2015

Irina Guberman discusses maximizing throughput on multicore systems with Erlang and the Jobs framework by Ulf Wiger.


Data Structure Adventures

Posted by Joseph Blomstedt  on  Oct 03, 2015

Joseph Blomstedt presents ongoing work to build a new set of high performance data structures for Erlang, including both single process data structures as well as various concurrent data structures.


Erlang in the Cloud: The Talko Service Architecture

Posted by Ransom Richardson  on  Sep 26, 2015

Ransom Richardson presents the Talko service architecture, its implementation and operation in the cloud, why they are using Erlang for it and key things learned along the way.


The Timeless Way of Building Erlang Apps

Posted by Garrett Smith  on  Sep 20, 2015

Garrett Smith outlines a methodology for pattern discovery and presents a number of specific patterns that Erlang programmers can use to build programs that feel alive.


Evolving Projects to Concurrency with Wrangler

Posted by Simon Thompson  on  Sep 12, 2015

Simon Thompson shows how Wrangler can help with making systems run on multi-core hardware, including three Wrangler refactoring techniques for retrofitting concurrency to Erlang applications.


LDB: 10x Performance Increase after Rewriting Linked-in C Module in Pure Erlang

Posted by Daniel Pezely  on  Sep 05, 2015

Daniel Pezely discusses the 10 fold performance increase of a Lisp and C system after rewriting it in Erlang, outlining where issues existed before and the design and implementation of the new system.


Actors for CyberThings

Posted by Carl Hewitt  on  Aug 28, 2015

Carl Hewitt keynotes on the Actor Model and ActorScript, providing examples of using them for large-scale datacenters and IoT.


What Elixir is About

Posted by José Valim  on  Aug 23, 2015

José Valim introduces Elixir and some of the most important features: data types, modules, async, collections, parallelism, streams, etc.


Distributed Eventually Consistent Computations

Posted by Christopher Meiklejohn  on  Aug 15, 2015

Christopher Meiklejohn looks at applying two techniques together, deterministic data flow programming and conflict-free replicated data types, to create highly available and fault-tolerant systems.


Finding the Needle in the Haystack - or - Troubleshooting Distributed Systems

Posted by Anthony Molinaro  on  Sep 23, 2014

Anthony Molinaro discusses the challenges of troubleshooting distributed systems and using Mondemand to track down issues with various services in a distributed system.


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.

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