Monitoring & Pre-emptive support: The road to 5-9s on the Beam
You've heard about systems achieving five nines availability. That is 5.26 minutes of down-time per year, software upgrades included. And we've been doing it at a fraction of the effort of conventional technologies. It does not happen on its own however, just because you are using Erlang or Elixir.
Francesco Cesarini is the founder of Erlang Solutions Ltd.
How to build your own Ably with Riak Core
Riak Core is a toolkit for building distributed systems. You can use it to build stuff like a distributed realtime messaging platform.