Joe Armstrong discusses how fault tolerance relates to scalability and concurrency, and how Erlang helps build fault-tolerant systems on multi-core clusters.
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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Re: sound quality
Yes sorry - the sound really wasn't too great on this one.
Thankfully we recorded Joe giving a slightly updated version of this talk at QCon London where the sound is quite a lot better.
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