Alvaro Videla

Co-Author of RabbitMQ in Action

Alvaro Videla works as Developer Advocate for RabbitMQ/Pivotal. Before moving to Europe he used to work in Shanghai where he helped building one of Germany biggest dating websites. He co-authored the book ""RabbitMQ in Action"" for Manning Publishing. Some of his open source projects can be found here: Apart from code related stuff he likes traveling with his wife, listening/playing music and reading books.

You can find him on Twitter as @old_sound.

The talk aims to show how RabbitMQ uses Erlang/OTP to build a message broker. We will go through ""a day in the life of a message"" to explore the different patterns used by RabbitMQ to handle message ingres, routing and message delivery.

We are going to go over areas like:

- How Erlang Pattern Matching is used to implement the AMQP protocol.
- RabbitMQ Boot System: How does the broker boots until it's ready to accept messages.
- A day in the life of a message: The path a message takes while passing across RabbitMQ.
- Flow Control for Erlang Processes and the Credit Flow implementation.
- Supervisor Trees, RabbitMQ own behaviours and more.

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