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Distributed Systems Materials from GeekNight · June 8, 2016 · cloud computing service fabric geeknight azure actors ·

After the Geeknight Event at Outbox on the 26 April 2016, I was unable to update not post new content on my website. I still do not understand the reason, and have had to spin-up a new instance of a Ghost blog and imported my previous content. The slides are shown below Designing distributed systems from Malisa Ncube I know the first slide colors may cause your eyes to tear, but the more important ones are viewable. There were questions »»

Speaking at Geeknight at @Outbox · April 13, 2016 · cloud computing geeknight hdinsight azur service fabric

Hey Geeks! I will be speaking at Geeknight Event at Outbox on the 26 April 2016 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM. It will be about designing distributed applications. This time we will look into design challenges and considerations you would want to know about before you let your application loose into the wild. Some of the areas we will look at include the following: Designing for scale Dealing with streaming data The reactive manifesto Performance pain points »»

Akka - A peek into the parallel cloud · May 4, 2015 · cloud computing akka project orleans actors

1) Introduction In the past few weeks I decided to enter the distributed parallel computation model that is influenced by Actors and characterized by passing of messages, examining and processing messages. This model maps well to cloud computing as there is no shared state which would cause major concurrency problems. The Actor system came from research work by Carl Hewitt in the 70’s and is quickly gaining popularity recently with many projects coming into the limelight including Microsoft Project »»

June GeekNight - Reflection and slides · July 8, 2014 · cloud computing azure event geeknight

The following are the slides from the Geeknight event we had at ThoughtWorks on 22 June. I should say I was very excited to meet such a vibrant audience that asked many challenging questions. The content was packed and it was hard to keep the talk to an hour. Its clear to me that we are a community which is not only vibrant but hungry for technical knowledge. You may view or download the slides from slideshare below. Cloud computing »»

Speaking at Geek Night Kampala · June 23, 2014 · cloud computing azure event geeknight

I will be speaking tonight 24 June 2014, time 05:30PM at the GeekNight Event which will be held at Thoughtworks Kampala, see location information here. I will talk about cloud computing approaches and things that you'd need to keep in mind when you are developing applications that can be considered native on the cloud. I don't intend to talk about the "how-to's" this time but to answer the question, "Why and When?". I will obviously use examples from Microsoft »»