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Workers, Queues, and Cache

Posted by Jason McCreary  on  Nov 03, 2015

Jason McCreary takes a look at using background job processes, messaging queues, and cache to help an application scale.


Atlassian Hybrid Cloud/On-Premise Software Delivery and the Journey to 300,000 Applications in the Cloud

Posted by George Barnett  on  Nov 01, 2015

George Barnett discusses techniques for building the supporting infrastructure for a hybrid model, and how to make monitoring, deployment tools, and shared services work effectively.


Powering the Industrial Enterprise: Introducing the IOT Platform-as-a-Service

Posted by Jesus Rodriguez  on  Oct 31, 2015

Jesus Rodriguez explores the characteristics of the IOT PaaS vs. predecessor PaaS architectures, focusing on device management, event driven integration, real-time analytics and offline communication.


Microservice Architecture with Grails

Posted by Jeff Brown  on  Oct 29, 2015

Jeff Brown discusses how Grails is very well suited for a microservice based architecture, that can result in applications which are easier to build, to test, to extend and to adapt to requirements.


Weaving Security into the SDLC

Posted by Bill Sempf  on  Oct 28, 2015

Bill Sempf discusses security in the context of the SDLC, presenting the analysis results from reviewing several code sources, the problems found and the corresponding solutions.


Distributing a Mobile Team: A Brave New Etsy Chapter

Posted by Hannah Mittelstaedt  on  Oct 24, 2015

Hannah Mittelstaedt talks about how Etsy dissolved the traditional Android and iOS teams and trained tons of web developers in app development.


Spring Cloud at Netflix

Posted by Jon Schneider,Taylor Wicksell  on  Oct 19, 2015 3

Jon Schneider and Taylor Wicksell explain how they leveraged Spring Cloud Netflix inside of Netflix in applications and extended it further to incorporate fast properties, Atlas metrics, and more.


Scaling Stack Overflow: Keeping it Vertical by Obsessing Over Performance

Posted by David Fullerton  on  Oct 18, 2015 3

David Fullerton shares some of the things the Stack Exchange tech team have learned along the way while scaling one of the top sites in the world primarily through vertical scaling.


A Pragmatic Introduction to Multicore Synchronization

Posted by Samy Bahra  on  Oct 18, 2015

Samy Bahra discusses high performance multicore synchronization, scalability bottlenecks in multicore systems and memory models, and scalable locking and lock-less synchronization.


Modern Apps & Microservices

Posted by Bob Familiar  on  Oct 16, 2015

Bob Familiar introduces microservices, discussing their architecture and outlining cloud deployment scenarios, exemplified by a live demo on Microsoft Azure.


Modeling Complex Game Economy with Neo4j

Posted by Yan Cui  on  Oct 13, 2015

Yan Cui shares lessons learned using Neo4j to model the in-game economy of the "Here Be Monsters" game and automate the balancing process.


Mobile-first Architectures

Posted by Alexander Stigsen  on  Oct 11, 2015

Alexander Stigsen explores the challenges & opportunities in developing for the new mobile cloud, where most of the processing power is not in a datacenter but in the pockets of users.

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