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Practical Cryptography & Blockchain Panel

Posted by Paul Sztorc  on  Jun 21, 2017 Posted by Paul Sztorc David Vorick Jeremy Rand Peter Todd Elaine Ou Riccardo Spagni  on  Jun 21, 2017

The panel discusses the most important trends involving the blockchain today and fields questions from the audience. Topics covered: smart contracts, oracles, sidechains, and blockchains.

35:24

Observability, Event Sourcing and State Machines

Posted by Peter Lawrey  on  Jun 21, 2017 Posted by Peter Lawrey  on  Jun 21, 2017

Peter Lawrey explains the use cases and practicalities for having downstream services consuming all of the state changes of an upstream service in order to provide automated insight of services.

43:15

Avoiding Alerts Overload from Microservices

Posted by Sarah Wells  on  Jun 21, 2017 Posted by Sarah Wells  on  Jun 21, 2017

Sarah Wells talks about the FT team that currently has over 150 microservices in production. Wells shares how her team regain control of their inboxes and their time, and offers some tips and tricks.

41:57

After Acceptance: Reasoning About System Outputs

Posted by Stefanos Zachariadis  on  Jun 20, 2017 Posted by Stefanos Zachariadis  on  Jun 20, 2017

Stefanos Zachariadis discusses techniques for bringing testing to production, showing how to sanity check a live system using end to end testing, and limiting interference with real users.

44:57

Monitoring Serverless Architectures

Posted by Rafal Gancarz  on  Jun 20, 2017 Posted by Rafal Gancarz  on  Jun 20, 2017

Rafal Gancarz provides an overview of monitoring capabilities required for serverless apps -metering, logging, tracing, auditing, alerting-, and helpful AWS services.u

45:19

Do You Really Know Your Response Times?

Posted by Daniel Rolls  on  Jun 20, 2017 Posted by Daniel Rolls  on  Jun 20, 2017

Daniel Rolls talks about the use of histogram metrics to monitor response times, explains how reservoir sampling can help, and shares good and bad practices when monitoring response times.

31:56

Power of the Log:LSM & Append Only Data Structures

Posted by Ben Stopford  on  Jun 15, 2017 Posted by Ben Stopford  on  Jun 15, 2017

Ben Stopford talks about the beauty of sequential access and append only data structures in the context of “Log Structured Merge Trees”.

41:05

Property-based Testing in Practice

Posted by Alex Chan  on  Jun 15, 2017 Posted by Alex Chan  on  Jun 15, 2017

Alex Chan talks about property-based testing and this style of testing through the lens of two libraries: Hypothesis and AFL, with examples and testing patterns that we can apply in other code.

51:34

Panel: What's Next for Our Programming Languages?

Posted by Joe Duffy  on  Jun 14, 2017 Posted by Joe Duffy Martin Thompson Brian Goetz Richard Feldman Sylvan Clebsch  on  Jun 14, 2017

Martin Thompson asks the hard questions on choices made and moderates the discussion between the people behind some of the largest and most innovative languages in use by developers today.

50:29

Pony: Co-designing a Type-system and a Runtime

Posted by Sylvan Clebsch  on  Jun 14, 2017 Posted by Sylvan Clebsch  on  Jun 14, 2017

Sylvan Clebsch talks about Pony, an actor-model, capabilities-secure, native programming language.

52:57

Using FlameGraphs to Illuminate the JVM

Posted by Nitsan Wakart  on  Jun 14, 2017 Posted by Nitsan Wakart  on  Jun 14, 2017

Nitsan Wakart talks about FlameGraphs, a new way to visualize execution profiles and explores the JVM and Java applications using this perspective and the profiles and the utility of this new method.

51:39

Event Sourcing on the JVM

Posted by Greg Young  on  Jun 13, 2017 3 Posted by Greg Young  on  Jun 13, 2017 3

Greg Young looks at Event Sourcing as a concept as well as specific JVM-based implementations that are available. He focuses on where such an implementation would be beneficial or not.

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