Ian Plosker explains why a data model needs to follow the query patterns when using a NoSQL storage solution.
Phil Toland discusses using Erlang and Ruby providing backup for 20k network devices running in 8 datacenters across 3 continents for Rackspace’s operations.
Steve Vinoski discusses innovation and product life cycles, how they affects the market and someone’s products, and what one should know in order to succeed in a very competitive landscape.
John Hughes explains how Quviq tests embedded ECU software for AUTOSAR compliance using QuickCheck.
Simon Thompson introduces Wrangler, a refactoring tool written in Erlang for Erlang code and embeddable in common IDEs, such as Emacs and Eclipse.
Jesper Louis Andersen presents a case study of a BitTorrent client written in Haskell, drawing conclusions on what is great and not so great in Haskell and comparing it with a similar Erlang client.
Ram C Singh discusses using Big Data for infrastructure telemetry along with good practices and an autonomic engine to create an autonomic computing infrastructure that might prevent downtime.
Sean Lynch and Matt Ingenthron introduce Membase, detailing how they added clustering features in Erlang, what they built and what lessons they leaned along the way.
Bryan O'Sullivan discusses the design considerations and types usage when building distributed systems with Haskell and Riak, starting from a case study of a system using vector clocks.
Damien Katz and Volker Mische introduce CouchDB and explain why it is fit for mobile devices especially due to its replication capability that can handle network connectivity problems.
Joe Armstrong presents ECC, an optimizing compiler running on LLVM for writing C compilers for unusual architectures, for implementing DSLs and for experiments with JIT compilation.