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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 Posted by Rick Reed Follow 0 Followers  on  Sep 06, 2014

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

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Erjang - With the JVM Under the Hood

Posted by Kresten Krab Thorup  on  Aug 24, 2014 Posted by Kresten Krab Thorup Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 24, 2014

Kresten Krab Thorup introduces Erjang, an Erlang VM based on the JVM, disclosing some of its internal workings and challenges building it.

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Planning for Overload

Posted by Fred Hebert  on  Aug 12, 2014 1 Posted by Fred Hebert Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 12, 2014 1

Fred Hebert introduces two strategies for handling overload -load-shedding and back-pressure- along with different ways to make them work in Erlang focusing on the importance of planning for overload.

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Scaling HTTP Connections

Posted by Benoît Chesneau  on  Aug 12, 2014 Posted by Benoît Chesneau Follow 0 Followers  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.

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10 Billion a Day, 100 Milliseconds Per: Monitoring Real-Time Bidding at AdRoll

Posted by Brian Troutwine  on  Aug 03, 2014 1 Posted by Brian Troutwine Follow 0 Followers  on  Aug 03, 2014 1

Brian Troutwine shares insight on using Erlang for a highly concurrent and very low latency bidding system implemented by Adroll.

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Rewriting GitHub Pages with Riak and Webmachine

Posted by Jesse Newland  on  Dec 18, 2012 Posted by Jesse Newland Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 18, 2012

Jesse Newland discusses how GitHub pages were re-written with Erlang, Riak and Webmachine in order to improve their performance.

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Real Time Bidding: Where Erlang Blooms

Posted by Fred Hebert  on  Dec 14, 2012 Posted by Fred Hebert Follow 0 Followers  on  Dec 14, 2012

Fred Hebert discusses using Erlang for a real-time bidding system, providing some details of its design and architecture, along with lessons learned while implementing it.

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Small is Beautiful

Posted by Mike Williams  on  Nov 28, 2012 1 Posted by Mike Williams Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 28, 2012 1

Mike Williams discusses large vs. small software development teams, concluding that smaller teams are better suited for most cases.

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Metaprogramming for the Masses

Posted by Richard Carlsson  on  Nov 20, 2012 1 Posted by Richard Carlsson Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 20, 2012 1

Richard Carlsson introduces and demoes a library for using template strings with meta-variables. The library was used at Klarna to implement a DSL for business logic.

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Erlang Scales … Do You?

Posted by Erik Happi Stenman  on  Nov 14, 2012 Posted by Erik Happi Stenman Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 14, 2012

Erik Happi Stenman discusses 4 scalability basic requirements: the right business model, the right technology, the right people, and the right (amount of) process.

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Building Healthy Distributed Systems

Posted by Mark Phillips  on  Nov 07, 2012 Posted by Mark Phillips Follow 0 Followers  on  Nov 07, 2012

Mark Phillips discusses 3 types of distributed systems and how they run them at Basho: Computer Systems, Communities, and Companies.

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Building Cloud Services with Riak

Posted by Andy Gross  on  Oct 29, 2012 Posted by Andy Gross Follow 0 Followers  on  Oct 29, 2012

Andy Gross reports on how Basho used Riak and Erlang to build their cloud storage service.

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