How Our Backend Became 10x Faster with Streaming Rows

In a digital era where users are bombarded left and right with competing web startups, the difference between a second and a millisecond can mean the difference between bankruptcy and success.

What started out as a neat little experiment using AWS Lambdas to stream processed data to RDS Clusters, at the beginning of 2016, has led to a slew of discoveries regarding major databases, cost-effectiveness, and the delicate balance between computation and I/O speeds.

The speaker is Jean Lescure, Sr. Software Engineer & Architect at Gorilla Logic, and in his talk, he covers a few battle-tested strategies for design and implementation of streaming to data layers (talk begins at 2:15).

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