Posts tagged "elixir"

Kubernetes and the Erlang VM: orchestration on the large and the small

If you look at the features listed by Kubernetes (K8s) and compare it to languages that run on the Erlang VM, such as Erlang and Elixir, the impression is that they share many keywords. This sharing often leads to confusion. Do they provide distinct behaviors? Do they overlap? For instance, is there any purpose to Elixir’s fault tolerance if Kubernetes also provides self-healing?

Using Broadway at Hexdocs.pm

This is a quick blog post about our experience replacing Hexdocs.pm’s GenStage pipeline with Broadway. To give some background information, Hexdocs.pm started out as basically just static file hosting for documentation. With the introduction of private Hexdocs it became a distinct Elixir application. Over time, we have also moved handling of documentation tarballs there to offload API servers. Instead of API servers doing … »

Announcing MiniRepo, a minimal Hex server

In 2017 Hex.pm got support for Private packages and organizations, a way for teams to publish and manage packages without making them public. While this works great for many organizations, some have stricter compliance requirements and need to host packages on their own infrastructure. Today we are happy to announce MiniRepo, a minimal Hex server … »

Updating Hex.pm to use Elixir releases

Elixir v1.9 will ship with releases support and in this blog post we want to show how we have used this exciting new feature on the Hex.pm project. Installing Elixir master (Update: This section is no longer relevant since v1.9 is already out!) Since Elixir v1.9 is not out yet, we need to use the … »

What’s new in Elixir – Apr/19

Hi everyone, we are back with another edition of What’s new in Elixir! Let’s get started. mix release has been added! Besides basic releases support, it supports runtime configuration, customization via templates files, custom steps, and more. A huge thank you to both Distillery and Relx teams for the prior work that made releases in … »

Announcing the RabbitMQ Connector for Broadway

Since the announcement of Broadway a couple of months ago, we’ve received a very positive response from the community. We were able to gather some great feedback regarding the architecture, suggestions for extending the API and requests for new connectors to allow attaching other technologies to Broadway pipelines. One of the most requested additions was … »