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JVM Mechanics – A Peek Under the Hood

Posted by Gil Tene  on  May 02, 2013 1 Posted by Gil Tene Follow 3 Followers  on  May 02, 2013 1

Gil Tene discusses JVM observation-based runtime optimizations, ordering and memory model rules, basics GC functions, memory management, and JVM mechanics.

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Using Group Research to Answer Complex Questions

Posted by Joanna Zweig  on  Apr 30, 2013 Posted by Joanna Zweig Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 30, 2013

Joanna Zweig leads a workshop for practicing Cooperative Inquiry, a group learning technique meant to provide answers to complex questions based on group’s wisdom and knowledge.

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Building a Learning Organization (from any level)

Posted by Matt Barcomb  on  Apr 30, 2013 Posted by Matt Barcomb Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 30, 2013

Matt Barcomb discusses “amplifying learning”, focusing on setting up learning environments and common organizational pitfalls.

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Clojure in the Wild Web–7 Reflections

Posted by Ignacio Thayer  on  Apr 23, 2013 2 Posted by Ignacio Thayer Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 23, 2013 2

Ignacio Thayer shares his team’s experience working with Clojure, some of the problems encountered, and provides advice for a faster development cycle.

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Running with the Devil: Mechanical Sympathetic Networking

Posted by Todd Montgomery  on  Apr 23, 2013 Posted by Todd Montgomery Follow 3 Followers  on  Apr 23, 2013

Todd Montgomery discusses messaging: application level batching, UDP datagram size’s impact on performance, sendmmsg/recvmmsg, implementing asynchronous calls.

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Polyglot Web Development With Grails 2

Posted by Jeff Brown  on  Apr 22, 2013 Posted by Jeff Brown Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 22, 2013

Jeff Brown discusses how Grails enables polyglot web development, with a focus on Scala and Clojure, and explains what it takes to add support for new languages.

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Enabling Collective Improvisation in Agile Software Development

Posted by Adrian Cho  on  Apr 22, 2013 Posted by Adrian Cho Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 22, 2013

Adrian Cho discusses applying Jazz performance principles to software development: managing friction, the importance of awareness, diversity, health, and leading on demand, embrace change and conflict

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Discovery Curves, Group Learning and Delivering

Posted by Joanna Zweig  on  Apr 17, 2013 Posted by Joanna Zweig Follow 0 Followers , César Idrovo Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 17, 2013

Joanna Zweig and César Idrovo discuss Discovery Curves - a model to chart a team’s ability to learn-, and a group improvement process using past experiences and identifying common characteristics.

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Dynamo: Theme and Variations

Posted by Shanley Kane  on  Apr 15, 2013 1 Posted by Shanley Kane Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 15, 2013 1

Shanley Kane discusses Dynamo - consistent hashing, vector clocks, hinted handoff, gossip protocol - advances in each area, and how querying and application development has changed as a result of them

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MongoDB Large-scale Data Centric Architectures

Posted by Kenny Gorman  on  Apr 09, 2013 Posted by Kenny Gorman Follow 0 Followers  on  Apr 09, 2013

Kenny Gorman provides advice on designing systems using MongoDB in order to avoid some of the pitfalls lurking along the way.

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Architectural Patterns for High Availability

Posted by Adrian Cockcroft  on  Apr 09, 2013 Posted by Adrian Cockcroft Follow 4 Followers  on  Apr 09, 2013

Adrian Cockcroft presents Netflix globally distributed architecture, the benchmarks used, scalability issues, and the open source components their implementation is based upon.

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PHP on the Metal with HHVM

Posted by Keith Adams  on  Apr 09, 2013 Posted by Keith Adams Follow 1 Followers  on  Apr 09, 2013

Keith Adams shares details on building HHVM, a PHP VM built by Facebook, along with lessons learned doing it and tuning it for high performance.

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