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Erlang in the Cloud: The Talko Service Architecture



Ransom Richardson presents the Talko service architecture, its implementation and operation in the cloud, why they are using Erlang for it and key things learned along the way.


Ransom Richardson is a software engineer and service architect at Talko where he is responsible for building and operating the Talko service. Previously he worked at Microsoft on Xbox and Office and at Groove Networks. He is a self-taught Erlang user with three years of experience. He maintains the erlcloud library.

About the conference

The Erlang Factory SF Bay is a two-day tech conference focused on the Erlang programming language. It brings together the rapidly growing community that uses Erlang in order to showcase the language and its various application to today's distributed environments. Those less familiarized with the language get first-hand accounts on how companies solve real-world challenges using Erlang. Training courses on Erlang, OTP and other tools ad solutions based on the language are usually organised around the conference.

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Sep 26, 2015