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Scaling Basecamp and making it insanely fast with CTO and Rails Founder, David H. Hansson

Published on 10/19/2015

From serving 2,000 reqs/second and thwarting DDoS attacks, to techniques used in making Basecamp insanely fast and adapting Rails to thicker JS clients, David drops knowledge you do not want to miss. Scaling Basecamp and making it insanely fast with CTO and Rails Founder, David H. Hansson

How to automate the right tasks so you can focus on development

Published on 10/05/2015

From a better onboarding process to making your life easier, automating is an investment that makes a big difference. Kate shares how she automates with one-click deploy and one-click test environment examples. How to automate the right tasks so you can focus on development

How Shopify handles 300M uniques a month running Rails, Docker, and MySQL

Published on 09/21/2015

Simon explains how Shopify handles flash sales where thousands of people rush in at the same time. He talks about scaling databases, making apps resilient, and tips for companies looking to run Docker in production. How Shopify handles 300M uniques a month running Rails, Docker, and MySQL

How to Easily Setup and Manage Live Infrastructure with Chef's Own, Nathen Harvey

Published on 08/31/2015

Push your infrastructure live and manage your nodes with a special guest from Chef's team. This is a sequel to the first popular Chef episode with Nathen Harvey. If you've ever watched Nathen's work, you already know this is a great episode. How to Easily Setup and Manage Live Infrastructure with Chef's Own, Nathen Harvey

Docker, The Art of Monitoring, and Kickstarter Engineering with James Turnbull

Published on 08/17/2015

Get a sneak peak into his upcoming book The Art of Monitoring and answers to what you should be monitoring (and how). We also talk about Docker in production and how Kickstarter monitors to give users a better experience. Docker, The Art of Monitoring, and Kickstarter Engineering with James Turnbull

How Netflix handles 36% of the U.S. bandwidth, and how reddit handles 160M users

Published on 07/28/2015

Netflix accounts for over 36% of North America's downstream traffic during peak hours. Reddit has over 160M unique visitors a month and billions of page views. Jeremy teaches us how they've scaled to such heights. How Netflix handles 36% of the U.S. bandwidth, and how reddit handles 160M users

Jeff Atwood on building Discourse, Stack Exchange, and Coding Horror

Published on 07/08/2015

Building great products requires great developers and community building skills. Jeff Atwood explains how he finds talent and how he builds massive communities like Coding Horror and Stack Exchange. He also talks about the stack powering Discourse. Jeff Atwood on building Discourse, Stack Exchange, and Coding Horror

How CodePen handles 32M page views a month

Published on 06/26/2015

CodePen's server master tells us everything about their stack and how they handle 12,000 requests per minute. How CodePen handles 32M page views a month

JavaScript best practices, Node.js, and ending poverty with Eric Elliott

Published on 06/17/2015

Whether you are new or experienced with JS, Eric explains how to make your apps more scalable. We talk about performance, what we can do with Node.js, and how Eric is working to end poverty with code. JavaScript best practices, Node.js, and ending poverty with Eric Elliott

Codeship CTO explains Continuous Integration and the technology behind it, and shares the company story

Published on 05/27/2015

Florian explains how they are able to quickly boot up containers to build, run, and deploy applications. We also talk about the company's experience at Techstars, what it's like to be CTO, and why CI is important for small as well as big teams. Codeship CTO explains Continuous Integration and the technology behind it, and shares the company story

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