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That's 'Billion' with a 'B': Scaling to the Next Level at WhatsApp

Posted by Rick Reed  on  Sep 06, 2014

Rick Reed shares scalability and reliability insights, techniques, and hacks used and learned developing WhatsApp on an Erlang/FreeBSD infrastructure.

49:58

The Lean Pipeline

Posted by Joakim Recht  on  Aug 23, 2014

Joakim Recht discusses how Tradeshift moved from manual deployment processes to automation and what this means in terms of organizational scalability, technology, transparency, and culture.

39:32

Scaling HTTP Connections

Posted by Benoît Chesneau  on  Aug 12, 2014

Benoît Chesneau discusses creating, scaling and reusing HTTP connections, summarizing techniques used to reduce memory usage in Erlang and ways to handle massive client connections efficiently.

44:17

Data Modeling for Scale with Riak Data Types

Posted by Sean Cribbs  on  Aug 10, 2014

Sponsored by Basho. Sean Cribbs discusses the theory behind several rich data types introduced with Riak 2.0 and then walking through some example applications that use them in popular languages.

49:33

Going Reactive: Event-Driven, Scalable, Resilient & Responsive Systems

Posted by Jonas Bonér  on  Jul 27, 2014

Jonas Bonér discusses four key traits of Reactive Apps: Event-Driven, Scalable, Resilient and Responsive, how they impact application design, how they interact, related technologies and techniques.

56:53

Why Agile Doesn't Scale (and What You Can Do about It)

Posted by Dan North  on  Jun 27, 2014 1

Dan North believes Agile scales if teams achieve contextual consistency through shared guiding principles, a clear vision and a common understanding.

43:49

The Haxl Project at Facebook

Posted by Simon Marlow  on  Jun 15, 2014

Simon Marlow describes a concurrency-based system built with Haskell that allows front-end programmers to write business logic to access all the back-end services in a concise and consistent way.

41:25

Exploiting Loopholes in CAP

Posted by Michael Nygard  on  Jun 11, 2014

Michael Nygard discusses several loopholes in the CAP theorem that can be used to engineer practical, real-world systems with desirable features.

52:21

Fault Tolerance 101

Posted by Joe Armstrong  on  Jun 05, 2014 1

Joe Armstrong describes the foundations of fault tolerant computation and the basic properties a system should have in order to be able to function in an adequate manner despite the occurrence of hardware and software errors, summarizing the key features of Erlang and showing how they can be used for programming fault-tolerant and scalable systems on multi-core clusters.

36:11

Data Movement at Very Large Scale

Posted by Aaron Lee  on  Jun 04, 2014 1

In this solutions track talk, sponsored by Solace Systems, Aaron Lee discusses the value and challenges of efficiently moving information along with techniques and tools that can increase the rate and efficiency of data flows within big data architectures.

53:41

Fault Tolerance 101

Posted by Joe Armstrong  on  May 25, 2014 2

Joe Armstrong discusses how fault tolerance relates to scalability and concurrency, and how Erlang helps build fault-tolerant systems on multi-core clusters.

01:00:58

Going Reactive: Event-Driven, Scalable, Resilient & Responsive Systems

Posted by Jonas Bonér  on  May 02, 2014

Jonas Bonér discusses how the four traits of reactive apps -Event-Driven, Scalable, Resilient and Responsive- impact app design, how they interact, and their supporting technologies and techniques.

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