Dan Macklin - Head of Research and Development at bet365 will be talking about how Erlang got introduced at bet365, what problems it was used to solve and what to do when you hit the limits of traditional SQL databases and technologies. He will also be addressing the current open source initiatives at bet365, how he sees the use of Erlang evolving and what it needs to do stay competitive.
Dan is a hands-on technical manager who loves to learn, make things happen and get things done. After running his own business for ten years, Dan is now the Head of Research and Development at bet365.
Twitter: @dan_macklin (https://twitter.com/dan_macklin)