Elixir is a powerful tool. In just 15 minutes you can have an acceptable chat application. Here endeth the blog post, but wait you have more questions.

How do you deploy your application? Is Docker necessary, or even useful? What about service discovery, secrets, load balancing and other cloud flavoured issues.

Let's take that chat application and make it scalable, fault-tolerant and available. Using concrete examples I will provide solutions to all these questions and maybe even more.

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Outline/structure of the Session

30 minute talk with slides followed by some demonstrations and questions

Learning Outcome

Provide guidance on working with Elixir applications in today's larger technology ecosystem. Introduce tools and processes that attendees can work with immediately. Highlight best practices that are different when working with Elixir compared to other languages.

Target Audience

Anyone who has discovered a joy for Elixir but so far been unable to use it in real projects.


Attendees should have a basic grasp of Elixir's key features and be comfortable looking at a few code snippets

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