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Web & Database Load Testing with JMeter

Posted by Michael Dowden  on  Jul 09, 2014 2

Michael Dowden introduces JMeter and explains how to develop a data-driven methodology to determine some of the limits of a web application: max number of concurrent users, bottlenecks, etc.

43:49

The Haxl Project at Facebook

Posted by Simon Marlow  on  Jun 15, 2014

Simon Marlow describes a concurrency-based system built with Haskell that allows front-end programmers to write business logic to access all the back-end services in a concise and consistent way.

52:21

Fault Tolerance 101

Posted by Joe Armstrong  on  Jun 05, 2014

Joe Armstrong describes the foundations of fault tolerant computation and the basic properties a system should have in order to be able to function in an adequate manner despite the occurrence of hardware and software errors, summarizing the key features of Erlang and showing how they can be used for programming fault-tolerant and scalable systems on multi-core clusters.

51:12

A Call for Sanity in NoSQL

Posted by Nathan Marz  on  Apr 23, 2014 1

Nathan Marz discusses building NoSQL-based data systems that are scalable and easy to reason about.

36:40

Patterns for Scalable Web Services in Go

Posted by Richard Crowley  on  Apr 01, 2014

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.

30:44

Deploying the Languages of the Future on Cloud Foundry

Posted by Andrew Crump  on  Mar 14, 2014 1

Andrew Crump shows how to deploy and scale applications written in a variety of languages (including Clojure and Erlang) to Cloud Foundry.

46:29

Summly: An Award Winning Mobile App's Journey to the Cloud with Five-9s Availability on a Shoestring Budget

Posted by Eugene Ciurana  on  Mar 11, 2014

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.

40:04

Go Circuit: Distributing the Go Language and Runtime

Posted by Petar Maymounkov  on  Mar 10, 2014

Petar Maymounkov introduces Go Circuit, a system that reduces the human development and sustenance costs of complex massively-scaled systems nearly to the level of their single-process counterparts.

51:08

Scale Effects and other Stories

Posted by Crista Lopes  on  Mar 07, 2014

Crista Lopes discusses if scale affects the internal structure of projects and whether the popularity of libraries is correlated with internal software metrics such as bug density based on analyzing the source code of 30,000 open source Java projects.

46:59

Delivering Performance Under Schedule and Resource Pressure: Lessons Learned at Google and Microsoft

Posted by Ivan Filho  on  Mar 06, 2014

Ivan Filho shares lessons learned during the development and release of several large scale services at Microsoft and Google from the perspective of a performance manager.

47:14

Everything I Learned About Scaling Online Games I Learned at Google and eBay: Scalability at KIXEYE

Posted by Randy Shoup  on  Jan 30, 2014

Randy Shoup shares war stories from eBay and Google about performance, consistency, iterative development, and autoscaling, connecting them with experiences building KIXEYE's gaming platform.

51:26

Scaling Pinterest

Posted by Yash Nelapati, Marty Weiner  on  Dec 30, 2013

Details on Pinterest's architeture, its systems -Pinball, Frontdoor-, and stack - MongoDB, Cassandra, Memcache, Redis, Flume, Kafka, EMR, Qubole, Redshift, Python, Java, Go, Nutcracker, Puppet, etc.

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