March picks

“Random picks from all over the Internet”.



A talk describing some drawbacks of the existing web architectures, which typically involves database with mutable state, caching layer and backend. Martin shows how you could benefit from using LinkedIn’s framework - Apache Samza. “At the moment, it seems to me that the main reason why systems are still being built with mutable databases is just inertia”, he says.

A couple of really good advices from Thomas Reynolds: prefer records over classes, use laziness where applicable and design by contract.


There is a lot of fuss around microservices nowadays. These guys seem able to manage a large Rails app.


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