Interesting Tech Talks 2

RailsConf 2016 - I Can’t Believe It’s Not A Queue: Using Kafka with Rails by Terence Lee

I have always used RabbitMQ in the past, and this seems to be a great alternative for many reasons. Being able to reply an entire log from a point in time would be an amazing feature to build systems on top of.

18 Months of Elixir in Production at Bleacher Report

Haven't used Elixir in awhile, it has come a long way in a very short time. It is nice to see a good concurrent alternative to Node.js developing. Node is great, but it lacks that great framework that Rails brought to Ruby.

Rails Pacific 2016 - Server Infrastructure for Rails in 2016 by Richard Lee

Great takeaways for using rails inside of docker and handling configuration options.