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Scalable Microservices at Netflix. Challenges and Tools of the Trade

Posted by Sudhir Tonse  on  Mar 01, 2015 2

Sudhir Tonse discusses about the robust interprocess communications (IPC) framework that Netflix built (Ribbon).

47:56

Containerization Is More than the New Virtualization

Posted by Jérôme Petazzoni  on  Mar 01, 2015

Jérôme Petazzoni borrows from his experience at Docker Inc. to explain live applications running in Docker, including reading logs, remote access, and troubleshooting tips.

48:14

Real-world Docker: Past, Present, and Future

Posted by Jeff Lindsay  on  Mar 01, 2015

Jeff Lindsay talks about the history and future of Docker, and shares some of his cutting-edge tooling for deploying systems with Docker.

44:51

Too Big to Fail: Running A/B Experiments When You're Betting the Bank

Posted by Andrea Burbank  on  Mar 01, 2015

Andrea Burbank discusses the risks, benefits, and lessons from running a single huge experiment with hundreds of moving parts, and with long-term engagement as the metric of success.

46:52

Consistency without Consensus: CRDTs in Production at SoundCloud

Posted by Peter Bourgon  on  Feb 22, 2015

Peter Bourgon provides a practical introduction to Conflict-free Replicated Data Types (CRDTs) and describes a production CRDT system built at SoundCloud to serve several product features.

59:37

Following Google: Don’t Follow the Followers, Follow the Leaders

Posted by Mark Madsen  on  Feb 21, 2015

Mark Madsen explains the history of databases and data processing over the past decades and looks where the industry will go.

46:32

Unikernels: Who, What, Where, When, Why

Posted by Adam Wick  on  Feb 21, 2015

Adam Wick explains the promise of unikernels (single-purpose, lightweight virtual machines) and shares experiences about when unikernels are appropriate solutions and when they are not.

59:21

The Evolution of Testing Methodology at AWS: From Status Quo to Formal Methods with TLA+

Posted by Tim Rath  on  Feb 21, 2015

Tim Rath explains how and why Amazon incorporated more powerful testing methodologies, ultimately leading them to the use of formal methods where TLA+ has become a cornerstone to our overall strategy.

50:57

Comparing Elasticity of Reactive Frameworks

Posted by James Ward  on  Feb 16, 2015 3

Elasticity is a key component in reactive systems and James Ward navigates the different characteristics of different implementations of this concept: Akka, Scala, RxJava, and more.

47:55

The Quest for the One True Parser

Posted by Terence Parr  on  Feb 15, 2015 1

Terence Parr shows the key practical advances in parsing from the last 25 years, provides algorithm comparisons, and separates the promises from reality.

40:34

Building Reactive Services using Functional Programming

Posted by Rachel Reese  on  Feb 15, 2015

Rachel Reese sees reactive services and functional languages as a natural pair, demonstrating how functional concepts such as mailboxes and async workflows can help one craft reactive services.

54:18

The Evolution of Engineering Culture: Oh, the Places We've Been

Posted by Melissa Pierce  on  Feb 15, 2015 4

Melissa Pierce discusses the history and present of CS culture, gender relations, and tensions between hardware and software engineering.

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