Andrew Spyker and Sharma Podila talk about the motivations and the technology powering container deployment on top of the AWS EC2 service, sharing results and lessons learned.
Matt Warren takes a look at how to measure, what to measure and how get the best performance from .NET code, considering examples from the Roslyn codebase and StackOverflow (the product).
Chien Huey evaluates Marathon running on DC/OS as a replacement for Elastic Beanstalk and/or ECS in terms of functionality, ease of use as well as cost.
Tim Wagner defines server-less computing, examines the key trends and innovative ideas behind the technology, and looks at design patterns for big data, event processing, and mobile using AWS Lambda.
Simon Gladman overviews some of the image processing techniques available to iOS developers and three frameworks offered by Apple: Core Image, Accelerate/vImage and Metal.
John Langford discusses how to use Vowpal Wabbit in and as a machine learning system including architecture, unique capabilities, and applications, applied to personalized news recommendation.
Christos Erotocritou introduces Apache Ignite, discussing how it is used to solve some of the most demanding scalability and performance challenges. He covers typical use cases and examples.
Charles Lamanna talks about the scale and architecture of Microsoft’s Azure Management Gateway and how Azure API’s are built for high availability and for data sovereignty.
Maciej Maciejewski discusses persistent memory, storage devices, and DRAM, accessing persistent memory with ACPI 6.0 extensions, existing support in the Linux kernel and the NVM library.
Jevgenij Nekrasov discusses doing meta-programming in .NET, including writing a custom DSL.
Pushpraj Shukla discusses how Microsoft Bing predicts the future based on aggregate human behavior using one of the largest scale data sets, and recent progress in large scale deep learnt models.
David Staheli discusses approaches Microsoft is taking to plugin development, sharing experiences in reusing code across plugins for different IDEs, with demos of plugins in Eclipse, IntelliJ, and VS.