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Scaling Distributed Systems



Natalia Chechina outlines features of actor and functional programming models, and the reason these models attract so much interest in parallel, concurrent, and scaling world. She talks about fault tolerance, its importance in large scale systems, and the approaches to implement it.


Natalia Chechina is a Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow. She received her PhD degree from Heriot-Watt University, UK in 2011. She then was a Research Associate at the University of Glasgow leading Scalable Distributed Erlang work package (WP3) in the RELEASE project.

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Oct 04, 2015