Tag: distributed computing

SE Radio Episode 249: Vaughn Vernon on Reactive Programming with the Actor Model

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SE Radio Episode 249: Vaughn Vernon on Reactive Programming with the Actor Model

In this episode, SE Radio Host Stefan Tilkov talks to Vaughn Vernon about the topic of his most recent book, Reactive Messaging Patterns with the Actor Model. Vaughn explains the concepts and history of reactive programming, the actor model and its consequences, actors and their relation to object orientation, a typical approach for designing a […]

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SE-Radio Episode 241: Kyle Kingsbury on Consensus in Distributed Systems

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SE-Radio Episode 241: Kyle Kingsbury on Consensus in Distributed Systems

Kyle Kingsbury, known as Aphyr on Twitter and for his blog by the same name, talks to Stefan Tilkov about consensus in distributed systems and about his experience in testing systems to see how they behave in case of failures. In addition to discussing some of the theoretical foundations, such as the CAP theorem, isolation […]

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Episode 232: Mark Nottingham on HTTP/2

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Episode 232: Mark Nottingham on HTTP/2

Stefan Tilkov talks to Mark Nottingham, chair of the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) HTTP Working Group and Internet standards veteran, about HTTP/2, the new version of the Web’s core protocol. The discussion provides a glimpse behind the process of building standards. Topics covered include the history of HTTP versions, differences among those versions, and […]

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