Scaling Node.js : Hybrid use of Scala/Akka and Node.js

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The Vine

5151 California Ave · Irvine, CA

How to find us

The event is located in ROC (which is part of The Vine)

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SPECIAL NOTE: The event is being held in ROC which is in The Vine building. When you get in the building ROC is on the left.


6:30 - 7:00 - Registration/ Socializing

7:00 - 7:30 - Opening Remarks/ Announcements / Bot Lightning Talk

7:30 - 9:00 - Dave Gullo

BotFramwork, Botathon lightning talk.

In this quick talk Daniel is going to talk about the LA based botathon event that just happened with the hopes of holding one in Orange County. He will discuss an overview of the bot framework to determine interest in running one in the OC.

About the Speaker:

Daniel Egan is a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft focusing on open source, node.js and a bit of IoT thrown in for fun.

Scaling Node.js : Hybrid use of Scala/Akka and Node.js

In this talk I am going to share the scaling challenges that we have encountered over the past few years. Our two main technology stacks are node.js / postgres / angular for our front-end and API, and scala / akka / finagle along with apache spark for our bidder and data stack. As a new company we have huge scaling issues. In this talk we will discuss what we are doing to address scaling high volume / low latency systems (200K QPS responding in < 30ms) and how you may use some of these techniques to solve similar challenges.

About the Speaker:

Dave Gullo is a hacker and entrepreneur who has been building the web since 1994. His roles have included founder / entrepreneur, software and systems engineer, human computer interaction, and technology team leader.

Some of the interesting projects he has been involved with include: bootstrapping one of the web's first online snowboard shops, building large-scale unified messaging systems, engineering print-to-web systems and free-form full text searching of careers and autos, optimizing the performance of in-flight entertainment systems, building rental management systems for ski resorts, building innovative shopping experiences for ecommerce like "size-based shopping" and "car-figurators", "tracking the online trackers" by automating thousands of concurrent browsers and observing network activity and data collection, and silver-plattering technology and top-notch hackers to post series-A companies in the Silicon Valley.

Today, Dave is the Co-Founder and Fire Chief of Technology (and Lead Arsonist) at VideoAmp where he hacks and prototypes new technology and manages the technology team's growth and culture.

About the Company:

VideoAmp aims to reinvent the media ecosystem with innovative technologies. We enable advertisers and content owners to transact seamlessly across all screens.