Concurix is a SAAS tool to help developers and DevOps folks figure out where the bottlenecks are in their Erlang and NodeJS applications. Founder Alexander Gounares joins the podcast to talk about how to use it to scale your applications and find bottlenecks.
Note, we are having some ongoing audio issues with our recording, we are trying to work them out, we apologise if the audio is a bit scratchy
Bryan talks with Alvero and Videla about RabbitMQ and how to use it. RabbitMQ is a Message broker that allows developers to buffer between different parts of an application. It supports most major Queue mechanisms and is a key building block in building large scalable systems. Two of the RabbitMQ engineers join us to talk about how it works and how to use it.
Robert Virding was part of the team that first created Erlang at Ericson. Today he works for Erlang Solutions and in his spare time likes to implement other languages to run on the Erlang VM. So far he has created implementations of Prolog, Lisp and Lua that can run in the Erlang VM. We will talk about that and more.
We currently have CPU’s with 6 cores on our desks, and 12-16 on our servers. However more are coming soon! It won’t be that long until we have to think about not 16 cores but 1024 or 4096 or more. The Release Project is a research project funded by the EU to figure out how to work with these new systems. We are Joined by Professor Kevin Hammond of the University Of St Andrews in Scotland to talk about it. Professor Hammond works on this topic and will talk about how we are thinking we will solve this problem.