The authors take a deep dive into the history of NoSQL at Amazon.com, from the world of relational databases to the Dynamo days to the world of managed services like DynamoDB.
Aish Fenton discusses Netflix' machine learning algorithms, including distributed Neural Networks on AWS GPUs, providing insight into offline experimentation and online AB testing.
Simon Hildrew discusses the tools and processes used by The Guardian to create a continuous delivery pipeline.
Jevgeni Kabanov discusses the results of a research on a delivering software model, the tools involved and the model itself, concluding on what one can expect from using certain tools.
Russell Miles tries to uncover the PaaS truth based on his experiences using and building PaaSs for various organisations.
Ruslan Meshenberg discusses Netflix's challenges, operational tools and best practices needed to provide high availability through multiple regions.
Derek Collison discusses some of the technologies and approaches for building a self-healing infrastructure: Intelligent layer 7 SDN with semantic awareness, self healing techniques, etc.
Dianne Marsh describes how Netflix' tooling, especially the continuous delivery system, allows developers to push the button for production deployment, and helps them to recover if necessary.
Chris Swan takes a look at Docker: what it is, why it was chosen, how it became an established platform, and what it takes to package applications and application infrastructure for use with Docker.
Avleen Vig discusses the changes Etsy has implemented to scale continuous deployments over the last 12 months, in both software and infrastructure.
Derek Collison discusses technologies and approaches for obtaining a fluid infrastructure that has the level of plasticity needed to heal itself and provide higher level SLAs for apps and services.
Ines Sombra discusses cloud computing’s paradigms and their applications with practical examples from Engine Yard’s customers, peers, and partners, covering antipatterns and myths.