Yaniv Rodenski introduces Hadoop, then running Hadoop on Azure and the available tools and frameworks.
Andrew Sheppard overviews the driving forces behind GPU’s adoption by the financial industry, and explains the use of the Monte Carlo technique on GPUs.
Blake Matheny discusses the current status of Tumblr, its evolution and lessons learned along the way, 3 types of concurrency -Macro, Mecro and Micro-, and Motherboy –a dashboard system-.
Dio Synodinos explains and demoes HTML5 visualization tools and frameworks: CSS3, SVG, Canvas, WebGL, Raphaël, Processing.js, D3.js, Fabric.js, etc.
Ari Zilka informs on the cloud tools and process changes needed to take place for the financial and banking institutions to become interested in the technologies cloud computing has to offer.
Kellan Elliott-McCrea discusses the technological and process changes Etsy has been going through the last two years in order to make the website more resilient.
Rob Daigneau discusses some of the challenges met when creating and maintaining web APIs, impediments and design patterns for web API evolution.
Justin Sheehy discusses designing reliable distributed systems that can scale in order to deal with concurrency problems and the tradeoffs required by such systems.
Leonard Richardson discusses REST and hypermedia links and forms – seen as instructions from the server to the client. Client using instructions can be reused and support complex behavior.
Susan Standiford discusses the social psychology, culture and team dynamics challenges faced while moving RueLaLa to a new platform.
Brian Foote shares 17 tips that help dealing with muddy legacy code: Testing, Divide & Conquer, Neoteny, Gentrification, Demolition, Quarantine, Refactoring, Craft, etc.
Raffi Krikorian details Twitter’s timeline architecture, its “write path” and “read path”, making it possible to deliver 300k tweets/sec.