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39:18

Solidifying the Cloud: How Google Backs up the Internet

Posted by Raymond Blum  on  Oct 26, 2014

Raymond Blum discusses some of the challenges, solutions and discarded alternatives in creating durable storage systems at Google scale.

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.

45:04

Python: Why Are the Big Dealers Making Big Bets?

Posted by Andy Fundinger, Mario Morales  on  Oct 22, 2014

The authors demonstrate the design and use of an environment for quantitative researchers building a market risk simulation first as a basic system and then adding a hypothetical systemic shock.

41:54

Roadmap to the Lean Enterprise

Posted by Trevor Owens  on  Oct 19, 2014

Trevor Owens takes an in-depth look at the methodologies, tools, and incentive structures that are guiding some of the word's largest organizations to reclaim their innovation progress.

40:31

Quantifying Risk for Innovative Teams

Posted by Sam McAfee  on  Oct 19, 2014

Sam McAfee focuses on quantitative risk modeling approaches exploring how to bring scientific rigor back into the Lean Startup process with Monte Carlo simulations and Cost of Delay scenarios.

52:07

Property-based Testing for Better Code

Posted by Jessica Kerr  on  Oct 19, 2014 1

Jessica Kerr shows the charm of autogenerated test data, the beauty of expressing only what matters, and the challenge of stating what you need without repeating the code under test using ScalaCheck.

50:25

What's the Best Way to Improve Software Architectures?

Posted by Eric Evans,Michael Feathers,Duncan DeVore,Leo Gorodinski  on  Oct 12, 2014

A lively panel discussion with Eric Evans, Duncan DeVore, and Leo Gorodinski, hosted by Mike Feathers, on software architecture improvement, DDD, the ins and outs of microservices and much more.

38:33

Optimizing Mobile Performance with Real User Monitoring

Posted by Brittany Young  on  Oct 12, 2014

Brittany Young discusses a framework for identifying the performance metrics that matter most to users, looking at improving the development life cycle by knowing common mobile performance blind spots

50:40

NoSQL Like There is No Tomorrow

Posted by Swami Sivasubramanian,Khawaja Shams  on  Oct 12, 2014

The authors take a deep dive into the history of NoSQL at Amazon.com, from the world of relational databases to the Dynamo days to the world of managed services like DynamoDB.

51:00

Nashorn - Native JavaScript Support in Java 8

Posted by Viktor Gamov  on  Oct 12, 2014

Viktor Gamov presents and demos the latest state of Project Nashorn, a high-performance JavaScript engine available on the JVM.

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.

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