Axel Fontaine looks at what Immutable Infrastructure is and how it affects scaling, logging, sessions, configuration, service discovery and more.
Andrea Magnorsky discusses active patterns, computation expressions, parsers, using type providers and more. These language features help make code simpler and easier to maintain.
Monica Beckwith talks about G1 pause (young and mixed) composition, G1's remembered sets and collection set and G1's concurrent marking algorithm, providing performance tuning advice.
Mathieu Bastian explores the mechanics of unit, integration, data and performance testing for large, complex data workflows, along with the tools for Hadoop, Pig and Spark.
Mark Price explores the life cycle of Java code, and how the JVM evolves the runtime representation of code during program execution, providing tips to make sure Java code runs fast.
Sarah Lake Hagan explains what NorDNA is, how they introduced this concept to the Nordstrom Technology teams, and shows concrete examples of how the employees have embraced this culture.
Adam Miskiewicz goes beyond the React Native docs and talks about best practices for building responsive and production-ready React Native applications with Redux, Relay, and GraphQL.
Janet Wiener discusses using a data pipeline and graphic visualizations to extract and analyze the Chorus – the aggregated, anonymized voice of the people communicating on Facebook - in real time.
Astrid Atkinson discusses approaches to making sure systems and organizations can support continuous innovation, from breaking systems into microservices to engineering for organizational resilience.
Jeffrey Fredrick talks about how human psychology works against successful Agile adoption and that seeking excellence in Agile development requires difficult emotional work.
Eric Evans introduces a few strategic design concepts and explains how they apply to development of microservices, as a tool for teams trying to grow large systems more coherently.