Joe Armstrong discusses highly available (HA) systems, introducing different types of HA systems and data, HA architecture and algorithms, 6 rules of HA, and how HA is done with Erlang.
Joe Armstrong is the principal inventor of Erlang and coined the term "Concurrency Oriented Programming". At Ericsson he developed Erlang and was chief architect of the Erlang/OTP system. In 1998 he formed Bluetail, which developed all its products in Erlang. In 2003 he obtain his PhD from the Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm. He is author of the book "Software for a concurrent world".
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Can you tell us more about this FPGA thing, Joe?
Just like Alan Kay said: "People who are really serious about software should make their own hardware."
Can you please tell us more about it in another talk. That would be great :-)