Benjamin Mitchell shares experiences gained working with teams over the last five years, highlighting mistakes that were made following simplistic guidance and outlining key examples that worked.
Paul Downey explains what they did to redirect all traffic from DirectGov and Business Link to gov.uk, along with the tools, techniques and testing involved for the operation to succeed.
Tony Tam shares tips for modeling data with MongoDB for a fast and scalable system based on his experience migrating billions of records from MySQL to MongoDB.
Mike Solomon shares some of the experiences and lessons learned scaling YouTube over the years.
OpenStack Extensions: Challenges and Lessons Learned in the Development and Governance of Extensible REST Services
Jorge Williams shares some of the challenges and lessons learned while adding extensions to OpenStack.
Francesco Cesarini shares business lessons learnt while growing Erlang Solutions from a one man band to a multinational company with 70 employees, offices in 3 countries, and clients on 5 continents.
Wanda Marginean shares challenges and lessons learned during real cases of Agile transformations.
Håkan Råberg and Jon Pither on introducing Clojure to an investment bank team having a large Java code, dealing with cultural differences, the lessons learned, and ways of dealing with legacy code.
Bob Lee presents persistence queues, the technology stack, the publish-subscribe pattern and dependency injection as used by Square.com.
Blake Matheny discusses the current status of Tumblr, its evolution and lessons learned along the way, 3 types of concurrency -Macro, Mecro and Micro-, and Motherboy –a dashboard system-.
Jeremy Jarvis shares his experience building a IaaS cloud and some of the lessons learned along the way.
Andy Britcliffe shares some lessons learned building software for the cloud, along with advice on architecture, technologies and the need for vendor support.