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Backstage Blog September 20th, 2013 Architecture Clojure Building Clojure Services at Scale By Duana Stanley

SoundCloud has a service-oriented architecture, which allows us to use different languages for different services. With concurrency and scaling in mind, we started to build some services in Clojure due to its interoperability with the JVM, the availability of good quality libraries, and we just plain like it as a language.

How do you build distributed, robust, and scalable micro-services in Clojure? Read what Joseph Wilk, an engineer and Clojure enthusiast at SoundCloud, has to say.