Tag Archives: Stuart Whitfield

Betting in 2017-2018: Superbet, Technical Innovation, and Erlang

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Standing at the doorstep of 2018, a huge year for sports betting with the FIFA World Cup and the Winter Olympics, we’re taking some time out to look back at the industry in 2017. That’s why we sat down with Finbarr Joy, Group CTO at Superbet, and Stuart Whitfield, CEO at Erlang Solutions. SBC: In terms of developments in digital …

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Erlang Solutions: Handling spikes & loads in a new era of gaming

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The bookmakers of the future may not be who you’d expect, writes Stuart Whitfield, CEO at Erlang Solutions. Chris Eaton, industry expert, integrity monitor and former investigator for INTERPOL is quoted as saying: “In 10 years’ time, I expect sports betting to be part of major telecommunications companies and data companies.“ Technology and telecommunications companies deal with massive volumes of data …

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Go, Erlang, Elixir; what’s in a programming language anyway?

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“The right tool for the job” is a popular adage in the online betting industry, writes Erlang Solutions CEO Stuart Whitfield. In seven years at Erlang, I’ve learned that there are three key reasons why Erlang and Elixir are often the right tool for the job in online gambling and betting: superior concurrency, scalability, and reliability. bet365 has more than …

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Erlang Solutions: From bet365 to William Hill – how functional programming wins at the bookies

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With the Grand National behind us, and the Champions League final fast approaching, we wanted to know how bookmakers keep up with demand. To find out, we sat down with the experts at Erlang Solutions – CEO Stuart Whitfield and Francesco Cesarini, Founder and Technical Director. ____________________________________ SBC: bet365 are widely respected as the leader in online betting – what …

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