Speaker William Adams
Host Girish Bablani
Date recorded 19 July 2013
Building cloud services that are highly scalable and efficient is a challenge that all companies face. Today's web services utilize patterns such as asynchronous I/O and event driven scheduling to maximize efficiency, reducing the overall cost per transaction for a certain class of services. This talk is an exploration of node.js, what it's good for, what it's not good for, and how it represents a relatively new way of doing things, which can be more efficient in both time and maintenance. The Application Gateway is used as a backdrop to explain the benefits and pitfalls of using node.
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