Christos Kalantzis Christos Kalantzis on

In this talk, Christos Kalantzis (Cloud Persistence Engineering Manager, Netflix), explains why he believes companies should adopt an optimistic software design model that is similar to what is used at Netflix. This is a practical talk with strategies for implementing the design model, testing for eventual consistency, and convincing your organization that it's the right move.

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Joe Doliner Joe Doliner on

In this talk, "How RethinkDB Works," Joe Doliner, Lead Engineer at RethinkDB will discuss the value of RethinkDB's flexible schemas, ease of use, and how to scale a RethinkDB cluster from one to many nodes. He will also talk about how RethinkDB fits into the CAP theorem, and its persistence semantics. Finally, Joe will give a live demo, showing how to load and analyze data, how to scale out the cluster to achieve higher performance, and even destroy a node and show how RethinkDB handles failure. This talk was recorded at the SF Data Engineering meetup at StumbleUpon Offices.

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