Tag Archives: AWS

  • Bitdeli: Data Crunching on a Shoestring Budget
    2012-03-26 Erlang Central

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    Thanks to utility computing providers such as Amazon EC2, the basic infrastructure for processing Big Data is available to everyone. Whereas earlier it was critical to design the software so that it would not hit limits of your infrastructure, now the software needs to avoid hitting your credit limit. In this talk, we will tell how and why we have used Erlang to build Bitdeli, a new backend service for data-intensive web applications. A key design goal was to make the system extremely cost-ef ...


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  • Erlang as a Cloud Citizen
    2012-03-26 Erlang Central

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    This talk wants to sum up the experience of designing, deploying and maintaining an Erlang application targeting the cloud and precisely AWS as hosting infrastructure. As the application now serves a significantly large user base with a sustained throughput of thousands of games actions per second we're able to analyse retrospectively our engineering and architectural choices and see how Erlang fits in the cloud environment also comparing it to previous experiences of clouds deployments of ot ...


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