Jeffrey Matthias from Community - Elixir in Production

April 11th, 2019

47 mins 7 secs

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We talk with Jeffrey Matthias from Community about their current and past Elixir projects and how they are deployed.

Jeffrey Matthias - Community

Find Jeffrey elsewhere online:
http://github.com/idlehands
https://twitter.com/idlehands

00:46 - Overview of the Elixir projects in production
03:40 - Why are you using Elixir in production?
06:24 - Advantages / disadvantages of Elixir
10:45 - What do you use to host your Elixir app?
15:37 - Are you able to get zero downtime deploys?
18:27 - Do you cluster the application?
24:36 - How does Elixir perform compare
26:58 - Background task processing
31:20 - What libraries are you using?
36:25 - Third party apps
40:32 - Do you have a story where Elixir saved the day in production?
46:10 - Tip to developers

Learn more about how SmartLogic uses Phoenix and Elixir.

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