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Caml Trading - Experiences with OCaml on Wall Street

Posted by Yaron Minsky  on  Sep 06, 2014

Jane Street runs a large trading business on software written almost entirely in OCaml, a statically typed functional language. Yaron Minsky shows the reasons for choosing Ocaml and how it worked out.

50:54

Computational Patterns of the Cloud

Posted by Ines Sombra  on  Sep 04, 2014

Ines Sombra discusses cloud computing’s paradigms and their applications with practical examples from Engine Yard’s customers, peers, and partners, covering antipatterns and myths.

55:10

ECMAScript 6: What's Next for JavaScript?

Posted by Axel Rauschmayer  on  Sep 01, 2014

Axel Rauschmayer explains how to use some of ECMAScript 6' features today: block-scoped variables, arrow functions, better parameter handling, classes, modules and more.

51:24

DevOps Culture And Practices To Create Flow

Posted by Jez Humble  on  Sep 01, 2014

Jez Humble presents some observations on plant floor engineering and operations, deriving the behaviors, rituals and processes that are essential to fast flow in software development. (audio quality is degraded from the 26m mark for 14m)

52:20

Do Not Block Threads! A Blessing in Disguise or a Curse?

Posted by Sadek Drobi  on  Aug 31, 2014 1

Sadek Drobi discusses how to use Futures and Iteratees to deal with blocking threads in a system with many IO calls and heavy threads.

54:40

Finance's Forgotten Treasure: an Introduction to CQRS & Axon

Posted by Allard Buijze  on  Aug 31, 2014 1

Allard Buijze introduces CQRS and related concepts along with case studies showing how it is used in finance, gaming and healthcare to meet the demands of modern web-based applications.

52:06

Canary Analyze All The Things: How We Learned to Keep Calm and Release Often

Posted by Roy Rapoport  on  Aug 28, 2014

Roy Rapoport discusses canary analysis deployment and observability patterns he believes that are generally useful, and talks about the difference between manual and automated canary analysis.

49:54

Climbing Off The Ladder, Before We Fall Off

Posted by Chris Angove  on  Aug 28, 2014

Chris Angove outlines the challenges having only a linear growth option, the organization of Spotify and the attempt to provide non-linear options to improve happiness and retention within the team.

30:35

CoffeeScript: The Good Parts

Posted by Azat Mardan  on  Aug 28, 2014

Azat Mardan shares experiences using CoffeeScript in production, exploring its format, evaluating its design and showcasing some of the more useful and prominent projects that have adopted it.

51:48

Building an Enterprise PaaS

Posted by Dave McCrory  on  Aug 24, 2014

Dave McCrory discusses what it takes to build an Enterprise Platform as a Service, covering data services, core application capabilities and design principles, CI, monitoring, coding standards, dependencies, security, and deployment.

45:09

Big Data in Capital Markets

Posted by Alex Raitt,Clive Saha  on  Aug 24, 2014

Alex Raitt, Clive Saha present design patterns and use cases of capital market firms that are incorporating big data technologies into their credit risk analysis, price discovery or sentiment analysis software. They also discuss various technology stacks and their advantages, including batch-based processing, real-time analytics, and NoSQL systems.

50:35

Are Your G1GC Logs Speaking to You?

Posted by Kirk Pepperdine  on  Aug 24, 2014

Kirk Pepperdine explains how to use the G1GC logging to improve app performance while reducing its hardware footprint.

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