Archive date: May 2012

Guest Talk from Unruly Media

Posted on 8th May 2012

On Friday 18th May we have Unruly Media coming in to deliver a talk entitled "Taming Scalability, and how Extreme Programming can help". The talk will take place in S0.13 from 4pm.

In this talk we will discuss three types of scaling challenges involved with adserving – Performance, Reliability, and Innovation.

We will cover some of the performance challenges we have encountered growing to tens of millions of impressions per day, and the approach we took to solve them, together with reliability...

Minutes 30-04-2012

Posted on 2nd May 2012

h2. Present:

zed0, MikeCobra, Goshawk, Moltenfire, James, Ruth, Dirtus, Murtag.

h2. Minutes

h3. End of term BBQ

-The event will take place at the usual date of Sunday before BFL.

h3. IBM Sponsorship

-IBM have agreed to provide us with sponsorship for Hursley as well for other events next academic year.

h3. Starcraft 2 related issues

-The Iron Squid tournament (Starcraft 2) finals will be broadcast at LAN.
-Murtag and Ruth will distribute the posters around to campus to advertise the tournament.