Elixir in Production Recap

April 18th, 2019

20 mins 3 secs

Season 1

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With this season over, we bring Dan Ivovich back to talk about what we learned.

Dan Ivovich - Director of Development Operations @ SmartLogic

00:43 - Why are you using Elixir in production?
01:20 - Advantages / disadvantages of Elixir
02:38 - How do you deploy?
03:48 - Zero downtime deploys
05:40 - Clustering
06:56 - Elixir App performance
09:00 - Background task processing
10:36 - Common Libraries
14:40 - 3rd Party Services
16:16 - Do you have a story where Elixir saved the day in production?
17:56 - OTP features
18:31 - Tip to developers

Learn more about how SmartLogic uses Phoenix and Elixir.