Yan Cui shares lessons learned using Neo4j to model the in-game economy of the "Here Be Monsters" game and automate the balancing process.
Viktor Gamov covers In-Memory technology, distributed data topologies, making in-memory reliable, scalable and durable, when to use NoSQL, and techniques for Big In-Memory Data.
Natalia Chechina outlines features of actor and functional programming models, and the reason these models attract so much interest in parallel, concurrent, and scaling world.
Ryan Trinkle explores functional techniques for managing complexity, examines what makes them successful in pure functional programming, and proposes ways that they can be applied in any context.
In this talk Alan Blount gives a quick overview of the main categories of testing and how they may apply to various web application projects.
Ole Lensmar takes a look at a number of common API virtualization use cases - design-first development, sandboxing and load testing - to see how and when virtual APIs can help and when they can’t.
Sharad Murthy & Tony Ng present Pulsar, a real-time streaming system which can scale to millions of events per second with high availability and 4GL language support.
Matthew Renze introduces the R programming language and demonstrates how R can be used for exploratory data analysis.
Matt Heath discusses how circuit breakers and other similar patterns can be used to increase reliability in distributed systems such as Go-based microservice platforms.
Felienne Hermans presents various algorithms that outlining the power of Excel, showing that spreadsheets are fit for TDD and rapid prototyping.
Rich Smith discusses the progressive approaches taken by the Etsy security team to provide security while not destroying the freedoms of the Etsy engineering culture that are loved so much.
Alex Holden examines hackers’ techniques, skills, and shortfalls. He takes a snapshot of the current threat landscape and derives practical lessons by analyzing a number of high profile breaches.