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JVM Mechanics – A Peek Under the Hood

Posted by Gil Tene  on  May 02, 2013 1

Gil Tene discusses JVM observation-based runtime optimizations, ordering and memory model rules, basics GC functions, memory management, and JVM mechanics.

37:40

Using Group Research to Answer Complex Questions

Posted by Joanna Zweig  on  Apr 30, 2013

Joanna Zweig leads a workshop for practicing Cooperative Inquiry, a group learning technique meant to provide answers to complex questions based on group’s wisdom and knowledge.

47:16

Building a Learning Organization (from any level)

Posted by Matt Barcomb  on  Apr 30, 2013

Matt Barcomb discusses “amplifying learning”, focusing on setting up learning environments and common organizational pitfalls.

40:19

Clojure in the Wild Web–7 Reflections

Posted by Ignacio Thayer  on  Apr 23, 2013 2

Ignacio Thayer shares his team’s experience working with Clojure, some of the problems encountered, and provides advice for a faster development cycle.

53:24

Running with the Devil: Mechanical Sympathetic Networking

Posted by Todd Montgomery  on  Apr 23, 2013

Todd Montgomery discusses messaging: application level batching, UDP datagram size’s impact on performance, sendmmsg/recvmmsg, implementing asynchronous calls.

44:32

Polyglot Web Development With Grails 2

Posted by Jeff Brown  on  Apr 22, 2013

Jeff Brown discusses how Grails enables polyglot web development, with a focus on Scala and Clojure, and explains what it takes to add support for new languages.

57:36

Enabling Collective Improvisation in Agile Software Development

Posted by Adrian Cho  on  Apr 22, 2013

Adrian Cho discusses applying Jazz performance principles to software development: managing friction, the importance of awareness, diversity, health, and leading on demand, embrace change and conflict.

39:47

Discovery Curves, Group Learning and Delivering

Posted by Joanna Zweig, César Idrovo  on  Apr 17, 2013

Joanna Zweig and César Idrovo discuss Discovery Curves - a model to chart a team’s ability to learn-, and a group improvement process using past experiences and identifying common characteristics.

34:42

Dynamo: Theme and Variations

Posted by Shanley Kane  on  Apr 15, 2013 1

Shanley Kane discusses Dynamo - consistent hashing, vector clocks, hinted handoff, gossip protocol - advances in each area, and how querying and application development has changed as a result of them.

40:28

MongoDB Large-scale Data Centric Architectures

Posted by Kenny Gorman  on  Apr 09, 2013

Kenny Gorman provides advice on designing systems using MongoDB in order to avoid some of the pitfalls lurking along the way.

52:35

Architectural Patterns for High Availability

Posted by Adrian Cockcroft  on  Apr 09, 2013

Adrian Cockcroft presents Netflix globally distributed architecture, the benchmarks used, scalability issues, and the open source components their implementation is based upon.

43:58

PHP on the Metal with HHVM

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Apr 09, 2013

Keith Adams shares details on building HHVM, a PHP VM built by Facebook, along with lessons learned doing it and tuning it for high performance.

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