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New-age Transactional Systems - Not Your Grandpa's OLTP

Posted by John Hugg  on  Feb 09, 2012 3

John Hugg discusses high volume transaction processing applications with high and low frequency profiles, and how VoltDB can be used for that purpose.

Transactions without Transactions

Posted by Richard Kreuter and Kyle Banker  on  Feb 09, 2012 9

Richard Kreuter and Kyle Banker on how to avoid classical RDBMS transactional systems by using compensation mechanisms, transactional messaging or transactional procedures.

Distributed STM - A New Programming Model for the Cloud

Posted by Cyprien Noel  on  Nov 21, 2011 3

Cyprien Noel discusses distributed transactional memories along with ObjectFabric, a Java server based on eXtensible Software Transactional Memory, an OS library for concurrent and distributed apps.

SQLFire: Scalable SQL instead of NoSQL

Posted by Jags Ramnaraya  on  Oct 12, 2011

Jags Ramnaraya presents SQLFire and how SQL can be used for modern data stores backing online highly scalable applications by using a different consistency model and sharing nothing persistence.

LMAX - How to Do 100K TPS at Less than 1ms Latency

Posted by Martin Thompson and Michael Barker  on  Dec 16, 2010 36

Martin Thompson and Michael Barker talk about building a HPC financial system handling over 100K tps at less than 1ms latency by having a new approach to infrastructure and software.

Does REST Need Middleware?

Posted by Bill Burke  on  Oct 12, 2010 3

Bill Burke shows how to use REST to create interfaces to middleware services – messaging, transactions, workflow, security – in order to have RESTful enterprise SOA implementations.

Embracing Concurrency At Scale

Posted by Justin Sheehy  on  Jun 23, 2010

Justin Sheehy explains the principles behind concurrent distributed systems: no global state, no ACID but rather BASE, no RPC but protocols over APIs, prepare for failure, degradation, measurement.

Hooking Stuff Together - Programming the Cloud

Posted by Gregor Hohpe  on  Jul 08, 2009 3

Gregor Hohpe of Google discusses software as connecting services and components, describes the constraints of connected systems design, and presents common design patterns to solve those constraints.

Unshackle Your Domain

Posted by Greg Young  on  Jun 24, 2009 12

Our application runs over 10,000 sustained transactions per second with a rich model. The key? Modeling state transitions explicitly.

Financial Transaction Exchange at BetFair.com

Posted by Matt Youill  on  May 03, 2009

This presentation covers Betfair's efforts, e.g. Flywheel, that enables serving 50,000 low cost transactions per second. This technology has become the basis for the Tradefair financial exchange.

Project Fortress: Run your whiteboard, in parallel, on the JVM

Posted by David Chase  on  Jan 23, 2009 2

David Chase discusses Fortress, a Fortran-based HPC programming language. Topics include Fortress origins, running on the JVM, work stealing, transactions, continuations and the type system

Voca, UK's largest payment processing engine running Spring

Posted by William Soo and Meeraj Kunnumpurath  on  May 01, 2008 1

William Soo and Meeraj Kunnumpurath discuss the Voca transaction processing system, architectural challenges and requirements, Voca's Spring/J2EE architecture, and the future SEPA architecture.

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