Akmal B. Chaudhri introduces Apache™ Hadoop® 2.0 and Yet Another Resource Negotiator (YARN).
Eva Andreasson presents typical categories of problems that are commonly solved using Hadoop and also some concrete examples in each category.
Sean Owen provides examples of operational analytics projects in the field, presenting a reference architecture and algorithm design choices for a successful implementation based on his experience with customers and Oryx/Cloudera.
Sander Hoogendoorn shares patterns to avoid framework issues by using layered architectures, bridge patterns, managers-providers, DI, descriptors and layer super-types, including code samples.
Jonas Bonér, Francesco Cesarini discuss the evolution of distributed concurrent thinking along with the problems it has to solve and the toolchains created along the way.
Richard Crowley introduces Go standard library's HTTP packages, the relationship between JSON and Go's data structures, and Go's support for reflection, useful to create safe APIs.
Summly: An Award Winning Mobile App's Journey to the Cloud with Five-9s Availability on a Shoestring Budget
Eugene Ciurana describes the architectural choices, servers configuration, database, and caching systems that enabled Summly to achieve Five-9-Availability with deployments across transcontinental availability zones.
Alvaro Videla presents the more advanced features of RabbitMQ: federated brokers, HA queues and support for many protocols and languages.
Juergen Hoeller presents Spring as an annotation-oriented application framework, illustrating the rich set of features that Spring has to offer for modern component design.
Greg Young discusses unexpected use cases and possible usages of the Event Store.
Raffi Krikorian discusses the software engineering challenges met re-architecting Twitter and the cultural change impact that came with it.