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Jim Larson
SimpleD8 replication architect and Erlang programmer

Jim Larson is a software engineer at Google where he works on large scale storage systems. He has worked with Erlang for commercial products and services off and on since 1999. He was the architect of the replication engine of the Amazon SimpleDB Web service at He previously worked at Sendmail Inc. and the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He has a B.A. in Mathematics from St. Olaf College, an M.S. in Mathematics from Claremont Graduate University, and an M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Oregon.

Jim Larson is Host to the Following Tracks

As Erlang's popularity grows, it keeps breaking into new niches and companies not previously associated with the language. In this track we get to listen to the experiences of users better known for their association with other technologies rather than Erlang.