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01:21:16

Reflections on Reflection

Posted by Jim Coplien  on  Mar 01, 2013 4

Jim Coplien believes that we have done OOP the wrong way for 40 years, and suggests an approach to reflection based on the DCI paradigm and influenced by the human society.

51:49

The Facebook Release Process

Posted by Chuck Rossi  on  Feb 27, 2013

Chuck Rossi unveils some of the tools and processes used by Facebook for pushing new updates every day.

20:12

Socio-PLT: Principles for Programming Language Adoption

Posted by Leo A. Meyerovich  on  Feb 21, 2013

Leo A. Meyerovich explains how social adoption patterns can help language designers make new languages that are inherently attractive and desirable by developers.

42:13

Scaling Facebook Engineering

Posted by David Mortenson  on  Feb 21, 2013 2

David Mortenson details how Facebook maintained efficiency while increasing the number of engineers by reducing the n00b time sink, keeping development fast and avoiding unintended consequences.

17:55

Zipkin: a Distributed Tracing Framework

Posted by Johan Oskarsson  on  Feb 08, 2013

Johan Oskarsson explains how Twitter is using Zipkin to trace a pages in order to see their execution path and to determine the time spent for loading for performance monitoring and analysis.

01:34:08

Making Connections with Spring Social

Posted by Craig Walls  on  Jan 30, 2013

Craig Walls explains how Spring Social can be used to create social applications or connect to existing ones using their APIs.

Scaling Scalability: Evolving Twitter Analytics

Posted by Dmitriy Ryaboy  on  Jan 13, 2013

Dmitriy Ryaboy shares some of the lessons learned scaling Twitter’s analytics infrastructure: Data loves a schema, Make data sources discoverable, and Make costs visible.

Storm: Distributed and Fault-Tolerant Real-time Computation

Posted by Nathan Marz  on  Jan 04, 2013

Nathan Marz introduces Twitter Storm, outlining its architecture and use cases, and takes a look at future features to be made available.

Petabyte Scale Data at Facebook

Posted by Dhruba Borthakur  on  Dec 17, 2012 3

Dhruba Borthakur discusses the different types of data used by Facebook and how they are stored, including graph data, semi-OLTP data, immutable data for pictures, and Hadoop/Hive for analytics.

Building Social Apps for All Mobile Platforms

Posted by James Pearce  on  Dec 13, 2012

James Pearce discusses the current trends in social applications and some of the challenges and solutions in creating HTML5 applications for mobile devices.

Clojure + Datomic + Storm = Zolodeck

Posted by Amit Rathore  on  Dec 04, 2012

Amit Rathore describes the architecture of Zolodeck, a virtual relationship manager built on Clojure, Datomic, and Storm.

Facebook News Feed: Social Data at Scale

Posted by Serkan Piantino  on  Nov 26, 2012 1

Serkan Piantino discusses news feeds at Facebook: the basics, infrastructure used, how feed data is stored, and Centrifuge – a storage solution.

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