Todd Resudek from Weedmaps - Elixir in Production

March 7th, 2019

26 mins 1 sec

Season 1

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We talk with Todd Resudek from Weedmaps about their current Elixir projects and how they are deployed.

Todd Resudek - Weedmaps

Find Todd elsewhere online:
https://twitter.com/sprsmpl
https://github.com/supersimple

00:00 - Intro
01:06 - Tom introduces himself
02:54 - What is Weedmaps?
04:33 - Overview of the Elixir projects you have in production.
06:25 - Why are you using Elixir in production?
07:21 - Advantages / disadvantages of Elixir
10:37 - What do you use to host your Elixir app?
10:50 - How do you deploy your application?
11:22 - Are you able to get zero downtime deploys?
12:00 - Do you cluster the application?
13:00 - How does your Elixir App perform compared to others in your environment?
14:15 - How are you solving background task processing?
16:40 - What libraries are you using?
21:09 - 3rd Party Services
23:56 - Do you have a story where Elixir saved the day in production?
24:22 - Are you using any cool OTP features?
24:39 - Tip to developers
25:12 - Where you can find him
25:32 - Outro

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