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Machine Learning Netflix Style with Xavier Amatriain

Posted by Xavier Amatriain on  Dec 09, 2013

Xavier Amatriain discusses how Netflix uses specialized roles, including that of the Data Scientist and Machine Learning Engineer, to deliver valuable data at the right time to Netflix' customer base through a mixture of offline, online, and nearline data processes. Xavier also discusses what it takes to become a Machine Learning Engineer and how to gain real experience in the field.

17:06

Martin Thompson Discusses Reactive System Design

Posted by Martin Thompson on  Dec 02, 2013

Martin Thompson discusses the buidling of complex systems with regards to the Reactive Manifesto. Many web-based systems are built in a synchronous manner and that way of development may be their greatest barrier to scale and could greatly limit their production lifespan. Martin discusses these shortcomings and gives some advice on how to make systems truly reactive.

18:59

Victor Grazi on Java, Process and being a Java Champion

Posted by Victor Grazi on  Nov 04, 2013

Victor Grazi talks to InfoQ about his popular tutorial application Java Concurrent Animated, and other things on his mind including Java, the financial industry, software development lifecycle, and being a Java Champion.

20:49

Dave Farley on Continuous Delivery

Posted by Dave Farley on  Oct 10, 2013

Dave Farley discusses the reasons for Continuous Delivery and Continuous Deployment, the advantages and challenges they pose, and much more.

20:16

Mike Amundsen on API Design, Governance, and Lifecycle Management

Posted by Mike Amundsen on  Aug 31, 2013 3

Mike Amundsen talks about API management, versioning, and discovery. He compares RESTFul and CRUD-style APIs, discusses the notion of 'affordance,' and introduces hypermedia APIs. He examines documentation modelling frameworks for APIs - like Swagger - and also provides his thoughts on API governance, OAuth 2.0, and web single sign-on.

12:38

Fun and Games with Enterprise Software: Tom Banks on What's New in WebSphere Liberty Profile, IBM Code Rally

Posted by Tom Banks on  Aug 01, 2013

Tom Banks talks about what's new in the IBM WebSphere Application Server v 8.5.5 Liberty Profile and explores how its extensible architecture allows interesting additions to "gamify" the running of enterprise software. He describes what you can do when enterprise software becomes mobile and introduces IBM Code Rally, a game which is built on top of the Liberty Profile and other IBM software.

17:49

Martin Thompson on Low Latency Coding and Mechanical Sympathy

Posted by Martin Thompson on  Jun 07, 2013 1

Martin Thompson discusses how an understanding of the hardware is central to the creation of high-performance software even when using platform independent languages like Java.

16:37

Interview with Graham Lee on the Discworld App

Posted by Graham Lee on  May 31, 2013

Graham Lee talks to InfoQ at QCon London 2013 about the creation of the Discworld app, and how the media-rich application benefited from automated testing and performance optimisations to be performant on retina class iPads.

34:52

Darach Ennis on CEP, Stream Processing, Messaging, OOP vs Functional Architecture

Posted by Darach Ennis on  May 09, 2013 2

Darach Ennis explains the lessons learned from the Complex Event Processing community, reactive programming, the challenges of messaging on mobile platforms, OOP vs Functional and much more.

30:00

Ben Christensen on Resilience at Netflix with Hystrix, Reactive Programming for the JVM with RxJava

Posted by Ben Christensen on  Apr 25, 2013

Ben Christensen explains how Netflix manages to stay online even with millions of users, the Hystrix fault tolerance library, how Netflix discovered reactive programming and why it ported Rx to Java.

24:05

Simon Peyton Jones on Teaching Computer Science to Kids with the Computing At School Initiative

Posted by Simon Peyton Jones on  Apr 20, 2013

Simon Peyton Jones explains the Computing At School initiative which aims to introduce Computer Science as a discipline in schools, how to explain the ideas behind algorithms to kids and much more.

17:03

Jim Hirschauer on Application Monitoring, AppDynamics 3.7

Posted by Jim Hirschauer on  Apr 11, 2013

Jim Hirschauer describes the application monitoring tool landscape, KPIs and metrics to consider when monitoring, and compares monitoring traditional vs. cloud-based applications. He talks about performance considerations when instrumenting code, how organizations can be 'Smarter' about their Big Data, and looks at what's new in AppDynamics 3.7.

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