Hackathons are sprint coding events, typically running for 48 continuous hours, that give developers the opportunity to tap into that sense of creativity that got them hooked on coding. These events let developers test out ideas they may not have had an opportunity to explore, all while competing in a supportive environment of peers and colleagues. 2600Hz is excited to be sponsoring this year’s ...
ERLANG, DEVELOPER, SOFTWARE, HACKING, HACKATHON, 2600HZ BLOG
ERLANG, CODE, TELECOM BLOGS, TELCO BLOG, JOE ARMSTRONG
A Tribute to Joe Armstrong, Father of Erlang
ERLANG, KAZOO, EVENTS, REDUNDANCY
Don't miss our KAZOO training in March!
There are some very exciting Erlang events coming up in March and we want to make sure you don’t miss them! It’s no secret that Erlang is near and dear to our heart here at 2600Hz. Why? Because, like the battery in an Energizer bunny, it keeps KAZOO (our open core platform) going and going and...you get the idea. Erlang is not only the foundation of KAZOO, but it ensures that KAZOO is a truly...
ERLANG, ARCHITECTURE, TELECOM BLOGS, TELCO BLOG, TELECOM BLOG
Why Erlang? Part 2
Last week in Why Erlang? Part 1, we talked about some basics when it comes to Erlang, KAZOO, and single-server software. If you haven't read it already, make sure you do so before reading Part 2. Ready? Let's dive in!
Adding data centers
Now that the software has a shared database and the SPOFs have been addressed, the software needs to consider communicating over a wider area network (WAN) -...
ERLANG, CODE, ARCHITECTURE, BUSINESS, TELCO BLOG, TELECOM BLOG
Why Erlang? Part 1
For a first pass, I wanted to talk about some of the high-level reasons Erlang was chosen for KAZOO back in 2010. Even if you aren't technical I hope you'll find some value in reading this.