XMPP Academy #4: March 29th

Our now popular XMPP online video Q&A session is back for a third session on March 29th. The goal of the XMPP Academy is to help developers get the big picture and get XMPP architecture and design tips from 15-years-experience XMPP experts.

XMPP Radar Newsletter #8

Welcome to the 8th issue of our newsletter. Last month was probably one of the milestones for XMPP and communication systems in general. With IM and IoT on the rise, exciting times are ahead. You can subscribe to the XMPP Radar newsletter and receive it in your inbox at the end of each month. Here […]

Elixir Programming Language Popularity is Growing

One of the nice gems (pun intended) found in The RedMonk Programming Language Rankings: January 2016, is the recent growth of Elixir popularity: Elixir: The Erlang-friendly language made a notable jump this time around. The last quarter we surveyed languages, Elixir placed at #60. As of this January, it had jumped to #54. While we […]

ejabberd and the Google Summer of Code 2016

ejabberd project and developers are involved this year again as mentors in Google Summer of Code 2016 initiative, as members of the BEAM Community. This blog post explains what it could mean for you as a student wanting to contribute to our project.

ejabberd 16.02: Happy Leap Day

To celebrate leap day, we are happy to release ejabberd 16.02, which mark huge leap for ejabberd both in terms of features and improvements. In terms of features, we see in this release the culmination of our work in several areas: – Support for flexible offline retrieval, aka XEP-0013. This is a big win for […]

Deep Dive Into ejabberd Pubsub Implementation – ejabberd Workshop #1

In this new talk from ejabberd Advanced Erlang Workshop, Christophe Romain goes into the details of ejabberd Pubsub implementation. He explains the Pubsub plugin systems and how to leverage it to optimize ejabberd PubSub for your own use cases. This talk will teach you how to get more performance and scalability from your Pubsub implementation. […]

XMPP Radar Newsletter #7

Welcome to the 7th issue of our newsletter. Last month was pretty interesting, with several platform news and longform analysis. You can subscribe to the XMPP Radar newsletter and receive it in your inbox at the end of each month. Here are the links we found interesting in January: ejabberd massive scalability: 1 node — […]

Migrate your push notifications from Parse to Boxcar

In a recent blog post Parse has announced the retirement of its service. This action is in turn complemented with the provision of exporting tools and the open source release of the Parse Server implementation. However, according to the details about data exporting, Parse Server does not implement any push notification functionality and they recommend […]

ejabberd Massive Scalability: 1 Node — 2+ Million Concurrent Users

How Far Can You Push ejabberd? From our experience, we all get the idea that ejabberd is massively scalable. However, we wanted to provide benchmark results and hard figures to demonstrate our outstanding performance level and give a baseline about what to expect in simple cases. That’s how we ended up with the challenge of […]