Episode 56

Fly-ing Elixir Close to Users with Kurt Mackey


July 13th, 2021

59 mins 32 secs

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About this Episode

We talk with Kurt Mackey, founder at Fly.io, about what makes the Fly platform unique and why hosting Elixir applications there makes a lot of sense. They started out looking to make a better CDN for developers and this pushed them to try deploying Full Stack applications closer to users, not just the static assets! We learn about the tech behind the networking, how databases can be moved closer to users, and how LiveView is even more awesome when it is close to users. Kurt also shares what he sees as the future for databases as the industry continues to move into globally distributed applications.

Show Notes online - http://podcast.thinkingelixir.com/56

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