Sean Owen provides examples of operational analytics projects in the field, presenting a reference architecture and algorithm design choices for a successful implementation based on his experience with customers and Oryx/Cloudera.
Danielle Jabin shares some of Spotify's key takeaways from their A/B testing efforts and the challenges they faced in building out their A/B testing infrastructure.
Simon Ritter discusses the syntax and use of Lambda expressions, focusing on using Streams to greatly simplify the way bulk and aggregate operations are handled in Java.
Ola Ellnestam shares lessons learned and DevOps practices along with the underlying values and principles used to implement continuous improvement and delivery at a large bank.
SriSatish Ambati shares tips for in-memory algorithms, discussing I/O, S3 resets, muxers, primitive byte arrays, non-blocking structures, and fork/join queues.
Matt Debergalis highlights some of Meteor's components, showing how they work together to dramatically shorten the development cycle, whether you're a team of expert developers or just getting started.
Evolving Culture and Values. Understanding the Tradeoffs. Growth through Failure. The Importance of Leadership and Open Communication.
Pedram Keyani discusses the importance of evolving the culture and values of an organization, dealing with tradeoffs, learning from failure, proper leadership and open communication.
Pete Soderling explains from-the-trenches battle-tested tactics that an engineering manager can use to successfully attract the best developers to their team.
Summly: An Award Winning Mobile App's Journey to the Cloud with Five-9s Availability on a Shoestring Budget
Eugene Ciurana describes the architectural choices, servers configuration, database, and caching systems that enabled Summly to achieve Five-9-Availability with deployments across transcontinental availability zones.
Hosted by Erik Meijer, who runs the Cloud Programmability Team at Microsoft, the panelists answer questions on C/C++ and Java performance, contrasting the virtues of native vs. managed code.
Crista Lopes discusses if scale affects the internal structure of projects and whether the popularity of libraries is correlated with internal software metrics such as bug density based on analyzing the source code of 30,000 open source Java projects.