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Francesco Cesarini

Francesco Cesarini
Technical Director, Founder, Erlang Solutions Ltd

Website | @FrancescoC

Francesco Cesarini is the founder and technical director of Erlang Solutions Ltd. He has used Erlang on a daily basis since 1995, starting as an intern at Ericsson’s computer science laboratory, the birthplace of Erlang. He moved on to Ericsson’s Erlang training and consulting arm working on the first release of the OTP middleware, applying it to turnkey solutions and flagship telecom applications. In 1999, soon after Erlang was released as open source, he founded Erlang Solutions. With offices in five countries, they have become the world leaders in Erlang based support, consulting, training, certification, systems development and conferences. Francesco has worked in major Erlang based projects both within and outside Ericsson, and as Technical Director, has led the development and consulting teams at Erlang Solutions. He is also the co-author of Erlang Programming, a book published by O’Reilly and is currently co-authoring Designing For Scalability With Erlang/OTP. He lectures the graduate students at Oxford University. You can follow his ramblings on twitter.


Office Hours
Expo Hall (Table E)
Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Solutions Ltd), Robert Virding (Erlang Solutions Ltd.), Marc Sugiyama (Erlang Solutions, Inc)
Think you have the right use case to adopt Erlang or Elixir? Concerned about selling this new technology to management and operations? The Erlang Solutions crew will explain the advantages of the Erlang stack—including when and when not to use it. Find out how to run an Erlang project, support and maintain Erlang clusters, and learn how to introduce Erlang to your organization. Read more.
Computational Thinking
Portland 255
Francesco Cesarini (Erlang Solutions Ltd)
Average rating: ****.
(4.80, 5 ratings)
The actor model has received much attention because of its scalable and intuitive approach to concurrency. But the notion of concurrency is as fundamental to certain languages as object-orientation is to Java. In this talk, we will describe the evolution of concurrent thinking in Erlang, providing valuable lessons for Go, Rust, Elixir and AKKA developers who will undertake a similar journey.. Read more.