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Reactive with Node.js

In recent years application requirements have changed dramatically. In the past large applications deployed to tens of servers used to handle gigabytes of data, seconds of response time, massive failures, and hours of downtime for maintenance purposes. Today we deploy applications to clusters with thousands of processors, handling petabytes of data and users demand response times close to milliseconds.

Reactive systems are here to help us by providing flexibility, loose-coupling, scalability, and great handling of failure. Node.js due to its event-based, non-blocking I/O model poses an excellent choice for these kinds of systems, being event-driven at its core and able to handle thousands of concurrent requests. This talk will cover the principles of reactive systems along and take you through an example of a reactive system that integrates Node.js and JavaScript.