Language-based Security as Extreme Modularity

Posted by Jonathan Shapiro  on  Jun 19, 2012 Posted by Jonathan Shapiro Follow 0 Followers , David Wagner Follow 0 Followers , Dean Tribble Follow 0 Followers , Marc Steigler Follow 0 Followers , Mark S. Miller Follow 0 Followers  on  Jun 19, 2012

Jonathan Shapiro, Dean Tribble, Marc Steigler, David Wagner and Mark S. Miller (moderator) present their view on achieving security while using modularity for building large systems.


Erlang, The Road Movie

Posted by Kresten Krab Thorup  on  Jun 14, 2012 Posted by Kresten Krab Thorup Follow 0 Followers  on  Jun 14, 2012

Kresten Krab Thorup discusses cloud, multi-core, integration, high availability, and imperfect software starting from discoveries made while learning Erlang.


A Regression Testing Framework for Financial Time-Series Databases

Posted by Roberto Salama  on  Jun 07, 2012 Posted by Roberto Salama Follow 0 Followers  on  Jun 07, 2012

Roberto Salama presents a regression testing framework built at Morgan Stanley with FitNesse, Scala, and KDB/Q, and used to run over 10,000 regression tests.


Classifiers: A Simple Framework for Accelerating Application Development

Posted by David Raal  on  May 29, 2012 1 Posted by David Raal Follow 0 Followers  on  May 29, 2012 1

David Raal discusses Classifiers, a framework for dealing with classifiers and schemes, covering: what classifiers are, usage, design basics, integrating them into applications, pitfalls and issues.


The JavaScript World Domination Plan at 16 Years

Posted by Brendan Eich  on  May 14, 2012 Posted by Brendan Eich Follow 0 Followers  on  May 14, 2012

Brendan Eich recaps the major milestones and controversies in JavaScript’s history, the performance improvements, the current work on the next version of JavaScript, ending with some demoes.


Panel: Multicore, Manycore, and Cloud Computing

Posted by Benedict Gaster  on  May 10, 2012 1 Posted by Benedict Gaster Follow 0 Followers , Hassan Chafi Follow 0 Followers , Russ Cox Follow 0 Followers , Guy Steele Follow 1 Followers , David Ungar Follow 0 Followers , Joshua Bloch Follow 15 Followers , Robert Bocchino Follow 0 Followers , Tucker Taft Follow 0 Followers , Sebastian Burckhardt Follow 0 Followers  on  May 10, 2012 1

Joshua Bloch, Robert Bocchino, Sebastian Burckhardt, Hassan Chafi, Russ Cox, Benedict Gaster, Guy Steele, David Ungar, and Tucker Taft discuss the future of computing in a multicore world.


Virtual Machines with Sharable Operation System

Posted by Hoi Chan  on  May 04, 2012 Posted by Hoi Chan Follow 0 Followers  on  May 04, 2012

Hoi Chan discusses attaining efficiency in cloud computing by streaming and multiplexing VMs, sharing storage, along with safety analysis for efficient patching.


Automatic Performance Programming?

Posted by Markus Püschel  on  Apr 26, 2012 Posted by Markus Püschel Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 26, 2012

Markus Püschel proposes to solve scientific calculation performance problems with code generation tools, introducing Spiral, an automatic performance programming framework for linear transforms.


Testing Domain-Specific Languages

Posted by Lennart Kats  on  Apr 17, 2012 Posted by Lennart Kats Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 17, 2012

Lennart Kats introduces Spoofax, a language for testing the syntax and semantics of domain-specific languages, enabling the creation of test cases using fragments of the language being tested.


Moving Back to Scrum and Scaling to Scrum of Scrums in Less than One Year

Posted by Rafael Maranzato  on  Apr 12, 2012 Posted by Rafael Maranzato Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 12, 2012

Rafael Maranzato tells the story of a team who initially failed to adopt Scrum, but they tried again, successfully adopting it and moving to Scrum of Scrums within one year.


1,000,000 Daily Users and No Cache

Posted by Jesper Richter-Reichhelm  on  Apr 05, 2012 1 Posted by Jesper Richter-Reichhelm Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 05, 2012 1

Jesper Richter-Reichhelm shares the lessons learned while scaling their game platforms to handle millions of users, each game being built by small teams of two developers without dedicated ops.


The Sequential Prison

Posted by Ivan Sutherland  on  Mar 30, 2012 Posted by Ivan Sutherland Follow 0 Followers  on  Mar 30, 2012

Ivan Sutherland elaborates on the idea of a “prison” defined by sequential computers that work with sequential character strings making communication expensive and obstructing concurrency.