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Scaling Gilt: from Monolithic Ruby Application to Distributed Scala Micro-Services Architecture

Posted by Yoni Goldberg  on  Oct 30, 2014

Yoni Goldberg describes some of the technological innovations that have helped Gilt to reach its current size, and highlight some of the core challenges that the company's engineering team faces.

46:06

Scaling Foursquare: From Check-ins to Recommendations

Posted by Jon Hoffman  on  Oct 26, 2014

Jon Hoffman discusses the general architecture, storage systems and development practices created to handle the ever increasing volume and complexity at Foursquare.

48:17

Scaling Chartbeat from 8 Million Open Browsers to Realtime Analytics and Optimization

Posted by Wesley Chow  on  Oct 26, 2014

Wesley Chow presents Chartbeat's real-time analytics platform and how able to handle the requests in a cost efficient manner using a custom written analytics engine in C and Lua.

43:56

Machine Learning at Netflix Scale

Posted by Aish Fenton  on  Oct 07, 2014 4

Aish Fenton discusses Netflix' machine learning algorithms, including distributed Neural Networks on AWS GPUs, providing insight into offline experimentation and online AB testing.

40:39

Scaling Continuous Deployment

Posted by Avleen Vig  on  Sep 07, 2014

Avleen Vig discusses the changes Etsy has implemented to scale continuous deployments over the last 12 months, in both software and infrastructure.

43:57

Planning for Overload

Posted by Fred Hebert  on  Aug 12, 2014 1

Fred Hebert introduces two strategies for handling overload -load-shedding and back-pressure- along with different ways to make them work in Erlang focusing on the importance of planning for overload.

39:32

Scaling HTTP Connections

Posted by Benoît Chesneau  on  Aug 12, 2014

Benoît Chesneau discusses creating, scaling and reusing HTTP connections, summarizing techniques used to reduce memory usage in Erlang and ways to handle massive client connections efficiently.

47:40

High Performance Reactive Applications with Vert.x

Posted by Tim Fox  on  Aug 10, 2014 1

Tim Fox discusses the design principles and motivation behind Vert.x and why the future is reactive.

51:17

Wix Architecture at Scale

Posted by Aviran Mordo  on  Aug 10, 2014

Aviran Mordo introduces Wix's architecture, a highly available eventually consistent system, along with patterns for rendering many websites with a relatively small number of servers.

48:27

10 Billion a Day, 100 Milliseconds Per: Monitoring Real-Time Bidding at AdRoll

Posted by Brian Troutwine  on  Aug 03, 2014 1

Brian Troutwine shares insight on using Erlang for a highly concurrent and very low latency bidding system implemented by Adroll.

59:59

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.

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