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#NetflixEverywhere Global Architecture

Posted by Josh Evans  on  Mar 23, 2016

Josh Evans discusses architectural patterns used by Netflix to enable seamless, multi-region traffic management, reliable, fast data propagation, and efficient service infrastructure.


Beyond the Hype: 4 Years of Go in Production

Posted by Travis Reeder  on  Feb 07, 2016

Travis Reeder thinks performance, memory, concurrency, reliability, and deployment are key to exploring Go and its value in production. Travis describes how it’s worked for


Fast, Parallel, or Reliable: Pick 3, a Tour of Elixir

Posted by Jordan Day  on  Dec 20, 2015

Jordan Day introduces the Elixir language, its syntax and the semantics of an Elixir application, highlighting differences that make Elixir apps more reliable than those written in other languages.


The End Of General Purpose Languages: Rubinius 3.0 And The Next 10 Million Programs

Posted by Brian Shirai  on  Jul 12, 2015

Brian Shirai proposes using different interoperable languages throughout the life of a product, how to build reliable systems from less reliable components, along with examples from Rubinius 3.0.


Opportunities to Improve System Reliability and Resilience

Posted by Donald Belcham  on  Jul 02, 2015

Donald Belcham explains how to improve a system’s reliability by using appropriate code patterns.


Cloud-scale Event Processing using Rx

Posted by Bart De Smet  on  Mar 12, 2015 2

Bart De Smet explains what it took to bring the concepts of Reactive Extensions (Rx) to the cloud to deal with latency, scale, reliability, and other concerns.


My Mobile App Only Works on My Phone? How to Scale Enterprise Mobile Apps

Posted by Cassandra Shum,Maria Gomez  on  Oct 05, 2014

The authors discuss patterns and technologies needed to scale large enterprise mobile systems, covering handling network connectivity, data reliability and real-time communication.


ZooKeeper for the Skeptical Architect

Posted by Camille Fournier  on  Aug 17, 2014 3

Camille Fournier explains what projects ZooKeeper is useful for, the common challenges running it as a service and advice to consider when architecting a system using it.


The Game of Big Data: Scalable, Reliable Analytics Infrastructure at KIXEYE

Posted by Randy Shoup  on  Jul 19, 2014

Randy Shoup describes KIXEYE's analytics infrastructure from Kafka queues through Hadoop 2 to Hive and Redshift, built for flexibility, experimentation, iteration, testability, and reliability.


How Requirements from the Old World Make Erlang Fit into the New World

Posted by Robert Virding  on  Apr 05, 2014

Robert Virding describes how Erlang was developed to solve the concurrency and reliability requirements of telecommunications, dealing with challenges that are similar with those of cloud computing.


The Magic Behind Enterprise Apps: How to Expose Reliable, Scalable and Secure Enterprise APIs?

Posted by Blake Dournaee  on  Nov 28, 2013

Blake Dournaee covers the often forgotten back-end architecture for mobile apps which should expose cross-platform APIs to mitigate some of the effects of mobile O/S fragmentation.

Lessons from Erlang: Principles of Building Reliable Systems

Posted by Garrett Smith  on  Jan 18, 2013

Garrett Smith discusses building reliable systems starting with lessons from Erlang, then outlining a set of principles and the practices for applying them in languages such as Ruby, Python, and Java.

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