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.
Manuel Fahndrich describes how they tackled one particular resource allocation aspect of Google Cloud Dataflow pipelines - horizontal scaling of worker pools as a function of pipeline input rate.
Andrea Magnorsky discusses active patterns, computation expressions, parsers, using type providers and more. These language features help make code simpler and easier to maintain.
Martin Lippert introduces “Boot Dashboard”, a new open source tool for developing, deploying and debugging microservices in the cloud.
Patrick Bohrer and Chris Bailey present a preview of IBM latest cloud deployment configurations, Swift package-based cloud services, tools integration, and their plan to bring Swift to the server.
Ian Bull introduces Node4J and explores the performance characteristics and highlights the tools that help one develop, debug and deploy Node.JS applications running directly on the JVM.
Felienne Hermans explains how she used F# to determine if the game Quarto can end up in a tie or if there is always a winner. The technique used can be applied to scheduling and register allocation.
Jim Webber talks about several kinds of fraud common in financial services and how each decomposes into a straightforward graph use-case. He explores them using Neo4j and Cypher query language.